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Gun Policy News, 18 August 2012


18 August 2012

BBC News

"People just want to forget about it, but they can't," says Bryan Geater, whose daughter was nearly killed by gunman Michael Ryan 25 years ago. Say the name Hungerford and most people will associate the town with the events of Wednesday, 19 August, 1987. That summer afternoon Ryan, a 27-year-old unemployed labourer, killed 16 people, injured 15 more and then turned the gun on himself to end a six-hour shooting spree. He changed the lives of residents in the west... (

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18 August 2012

Vanguard (Lagos)

When a 9-year-old Aminat Lateef was murdered in December 2010, during a violent clash between factions of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, in the Mushin area of Lagos State, her parents and siblings thought they would never get justice for her death, against the backdrop of past experiences. But the reverse is the case now, as operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, FSARS, following a directive of the Inspector-General of Police, Mr... (

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18 August 2012

Times (Zambia)

A security guard from Armguard Security Company yesterday accidentally shot himself in the leg in a bizarre incident at Great East Mall in Chipata, Eastern Province. The guard, who has been identified as Tazman Siyamboni, was on duty providing security to bank officials who were loading money in the Automated Teller Machines (ATM) when he accidentally pulled the trigger of a green rifle gun and shot himself in the leg. The incident happened in full view of some... (

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18 August 2012

Star (Kenya)

The government yesterday issued a seven-day ultimatum to the warring pastoralists and farmers in Tana River to surrender all illegal firearms before they are forcibly disarmed. Coast PC Samuel Kilele issued the order after a more than four-hour meeting leaders in Garsen. The meeting was attended by senior provincial security chiefs including police boss Aggrey Adoli, area MP Danson Mungatana and leaders from the two communities. Kilele said he was aware that there were... (

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18 August 2012

Arusha Times (Tanzania)

Police in Arusha have recovered a Shortgun - Greener GP - abandoned by bandits when Police were tailing them. Arusha's Regional Police Commander, Liberatus Sabas told reporters in his office on Wednesday that the incident happened on August 12. He explained that when the suspects realized that they were being pursued by Patrol Police they relieved themselves of a bag that one of them was carrying and fled. Police picked up the bag only to find out that its contents... (

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