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Brazil

4 January 2013

Telegraph (UK)

A Brazilian teenager died after an antique shotgun which had been hidden for years fell to the floor and went off as he was cleaning his room. Helciane Pereira da Silva, 14, was shot in the stomach by the gun, which is believed had been placed in a gap near the ceiling of the boy's room by a previous owner. Police in Monteiropolis, in Brazil's northeastern state of Alagoas, said the teenager had been rearranging his room at the time of the accident and had probably... (GunPolicy.org)

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