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2 January 2003

Daily Mirror (UK)

The death of two teenage girls in a hail of bullets at a New Year party highlights the growing gun culture pervading British cities. Gunmen are getting younger — and so are their victims — with weapons available for less than the price of a pair of designer trainers. Detectives complain of a descent into US-style violence and say that guns are increasingly seen as a status symbol, even as a fashion accessory, among teenagers. In London, police seize more than 140... (GunPolicy.org)

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