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United Kingdom,Scotland

18 August 2012

BBC News

"People just want to forget about it, but they can't," says Bryan Geater, whose daughter was nearly killed by gunman Michael Ryan 25 years ago. Say the name Hungerford and most people will associate the town with the events of Wednesday, 19 August, 1987. That summer afternoon Ryan, a 27-year-old unemployed labourer, killed 16 people, injured 15 more and then turned the gun on himself to end a six-hour shooting spree. He changed the lives of residents in the west... (GunPolicy.org)

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