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13 August 2002

BBC News

A new initiative to try to reduce soaring gun crime in the black community is being launched in south London. Figures released on Tuesday show 20 people were shot in July — five people died. The figures are the worst for a single month since the Metropolitan Police created Operation Trident — a special unit to target gun violence in the black community. High profile advertisements are being unveiled at the Fridge nightclub in Brixton. Posters which hope to... (

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