Gunfight in Rush Hour Traffic

Cover Picture: United Daily News Police shot a man in Chung-ho District of New Taipei City this morning, after he fired two shots at the officers. Police were carrying out a check on a car that had broken down, and was blocking traffic. After asking the driver to show his ID and drivers’ license, the man pulled a gun on them and fired. One police officer was wounded when a bullet grazed his left hand. The other policeman returned fire,

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Gang-member Arrested after Sub-machine Gun Burst

A member of the Bamboo Union, the biggest triad in Taiwan, was arrested today, after firing a burst from a sub-machine gun into the air outside a community facing the National Palace Museum, in Taipei City. The incident happened at around 3:00am, yesterday, October 21. The man claimed he was in a bad mood, and was just making a passing salute. The community he made the “salute” to is a well-known enclave of Taiwan’s native elite, including wealthy business people,

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