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France

9 April 2002

Reuters

PARIS — A Kalashnikov-toting man burst into a police station in the western French region of Brittany late and shot dead a duty officer after a road rage feud, police have said. Prime Minister Lionel Jospin, presidential candidate in this month's election, promised tougher gun laws after the attack, which kept the focus firmly on law and order as the top election issue. Conservative President Jacques Chirac, running against Jospin on April 21, also expressed his... (GunPolicy.org)

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