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28 April 2002

Handelsblatt (Germany)

DUSSELDORF — German politicians at the weekend stepped up their calls for a review of Germany's new gun laws after a gun-wielding teenage student perpetrated postwar Germany's worst mass murder, killing seventeen people in a school in the eastern German city of Erfurt. On Friday, Nineteen-year-old Robert Steinhäuser ran wild in the school from which he had been expelled, firing 40 rounds from a pistol before killing himself. Meanwhile, the lower house of parliament,... (

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