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14 August 2000

Daily Yomiuri (Japan)

A shooting incident Monday involving more than 10 armed gang members, who attacked the office of a right-wing organization in central Tokyo, killing two people and wounding five others, showed that guns are now becoming more of a threat to the lives of ordinary citizens. However, although the number of guns in the possession of gangs is believed to have increased in recent years, police have been confiscating fewer firearms. This indicates that current efforts to... (

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