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United Kingdom

24 March 2011

BBC News

Thirteen children under the age of 10 have been issued with shotgun certificates in the UK over the past three years. The youngest child to be granted a licence was seven years old, figures obtained by BBC News show. Last year, the Association of Chief Police Officers suggested under-10s should be banned from using shotguns. The British Association for Shooting and Conservation says children use shotguns for sports and on farms. The statistics were released by 51... (

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