Worldwide gun deaths reach 250,000 yearly; US ranks high

  • In 2016, 64 percent of global gun deaths were homicides, 27 percent were suicides and 9 percent were accidental.
  • Gun deaths in the U.S. climbed from 35,800 in 1990 to 37,200 in 2016, but the rate dipped slightly to 11 per 100,000.
  • Gun deaths outnumbered deaths from combat and terrorism every year except 1994, when 800,000 people died in Rwandan genocide.

A gun enthusiast inspects a Sig Sauer rifle during the annual National Rifle Association convention in Dallas, May 5, 2018.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/29/worldwide-gun-deaths-reach-250000-yearly-us-ranks-high.html

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Ordained Minister for Keneh Bosom Ministries, soul proprietor of KB-publishing.com, creator of KPOT Internet radio station. video and audio production. Creative writing. Vlogger.

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