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South Africa

14 April 2002

Beeld (South Africa)

JOHANNESBURG — The streets of Soweto are safer than those of Hackney and people in the east London district are more likely to be treated in hospital after being shot or stabbed than in Soweto, which is considered South Africa's most dangerous township, new statistics have revealed. Figures from the main trauma centres in each area show that while Homerton Hospital in Hackney treats 55 knife or gunshot wounds each month, the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto... (GunPolicy.org)

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