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Gunman killed in first Iceland police shooting

London • Police in Iceland said Monday they shot dead a gunman — the first time armed police have killed someone in the nation.
Iceland, which has a tiny population of around 320,000, has a low crime rate and gun violence is extremely rare. Its regular police force does not carry firearms.
Haraldur Johannessen, national commissioner of the Icelandic Police, said Monday’s incident was unprecedented.
Police said officers were called to an apartment in the Reykjavik suburb of Arbaer early Monday wh...