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29 March 2002

BBC News

France may reconsider its gun laws in the wake of a mass shooting by a gunman that left eight dead and a further 19 injured. French President Jacques Chirac said that vital warning signs were missed by authorities in the case of Richard Durn, who gunned down eight council members in the western Paris suburb of Nanterre. The 33-year-old loner was reported to have sat in the public gallery for the six-hour council meeting before standing up and calmly spraying the... (

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