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Swiss tradition Gun loving folk

Rifles and pistols form part of a deep-rooted Swiss tradition.

Whether it's the militia army, the federal shooting competiton or a spontaneous volley of gunfire to express joy, guns are part of the Swiss heritage. And many people associate them with historical battles rather than with killings and crime. (Picture editor: Christoph Balsiger, swissinfo.ch)

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