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7 June 2012

Helsingin Sanomat (Finland)

The Helsinki metropolitan area has significantly fewer firearms per capita than the rest of Finland. Whereas the whole country has 29 weapons per 100 people, the rate in the Helsinki region is 13 to 100. The Helsinki region also stands out in the types of weapons that are most common. Pistols and revolvers are more common in the greater Helsinki area than elsewhere in the country. Handguns account for 27 per cent of firearms in Helsinki and its surroundings, compared... (

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