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1 October 2012

Independent (South Africa)

CAPE TOWN - A young Cape Town girl was shot in the leg on Sunday by gang members who were chasing down a rival - less than a month after her cousin was shot dead in the same street. Jasmyne Strydom, 13, became the third child shot by gangsters in September in Cape Town. Jasmyne, a Grade 8 pupil at Excelsior High, was shot in the achilles tendon as she visited a shop in Matroosberg Crescent at lunchtime. The crescent has seen a number of shootings over recent... (GunPolicy.org)

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