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Gun Policy News, 28 August 2012

Brésil

28 August 2012

Zee News (India)

RIO DE JANEIRO - Six people were killed and 14 wounded in a gunfight at a nightclub in the southeastern Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte, police said Monday, blaming the violence on a dispute between gangs. Scores of people were inside the club late Sunday night when two armed men burst in as a band was playing and started firing indiscriminately. One of the intruders was carrying a military-issue submachine gun, police said. Several club patrons drew guns and... (GunPolicy.org)

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Amérique du Sud,Amérique centrale,Caraïbes

28 August 2012

InSight Crime (Bogota)

According to a recent report by European research project Small Arms Survey, 21 out of 23 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean exceed the global average for the number of homicides committed with firearms. The report, released on August 27, shows that firearms homicides in Latin America and the Caribbean are far higher than the global average of 42 percent. Firearms were found to be used in 60 percent of homicides in South America, 61 percent in the Caribbean,... (GunPolicy.org)

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Pérou,Argentine,République dominicaine,Colombie,Mexique,Russie,États-Unis

28 August 2012

InSight Crime (Bogota)

The lights blanketing the globe on Google's latest foray into data visualization tell a hidden story of the gun trafficking business: that understanding the movement of ammunition is just as important as understanding the movement of weapons. Google says the interactive map, which was a joint initiative between Google Ideas and the Brazil-based Igarape Institute, was pulled together using more than a million data points of small arms, light weapons, and ammunition... (GunPolicy.org)

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Russie

28 August 2012

Moscow Times

A drunken cop accidentally killed a colleague while out shooting bottles near a Chelyabinsk region railroad, Urals transportation investigators said Monday. According to investigators, the 25-year-old policeman killed his 30-year-old colleague in February after inadvertently firing at him while passing him a rifle by the Nyazepetrovsk-Uraim railroad. The rifle, which the pair were using for target practice, was pointed at the head of the colleague at the time. The... (GunPolicy.org)

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Syrie,Koweït

28 August 2012

Arab Times

KUWAIT CITY - The recent allegations of gun possession by 'some' and shooting incidents have prompted some lawmakers to raise eyebrows and call on the authorities to take immediate action to collect guns from civilians because the situation is spinning out of control. MP Adnan Al-Mutawa called on the Minister of Interior Sheikh Ahmed Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah to take swift measures to ensure illegal weapons are collected before the situation becomes unbearable. He added the... (GunPolicy.org)

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