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29 April 2002

Asahi Shimbun (Japan)

Police officials admit more warning shots are being fired since regulations on police gun use were relaxed in December. The fatal shooting of two suspects by police officers this month has raised questions on officers use of guns and the effect of revised regulations on police weapons use. Debate over the appropriateness of the shootings has also prompted the National Police Agency to consider making public reports on fatal shootings by its officers. Regulations were... (

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