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United Kingdom

10 January 2003

BBC News

In 1994, a detective with the Flying Squad was wounded after one of two armed robbers he was pursuing fired a reactivated Czech-made Skorpion machine gun at him. It is thought to be the first time that a reactivated weapon had been used in London. The fact that it was manufactured in Eastern Europe is also significant. Senior law enforcement officers had already warned the countries of the former Soviet bloc were a veritable arms bazaar, with millions of ex-military... (

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