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13 November 2011


The army says it wants to work more closely with the cantonal authorities to prevent shootings with army-issue guns. A spokesman told the SonntagsZeitung newspaper that army chief, André Blattmann, wants the cantonal justice departments to inform the army of any criminal investigations involving men still on active service. Due to the set-up of Switzerland's militia army, men on active service are allowed to keep their army-issue firearms at home. Currently, Swiss... (

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