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วันศุกร์ที่ 23 มิถุนายน พ.ศ. 2560

Nearly 1300 Children Killed by Guns in US Annualy: Study

Nearly 1300 Children Killed by Guns in US Annualy: Study
- The study published in the Journal Pediatrics said that firearm-related deaths are the third leading cause of death overall among American children aged 1 to 17 years, and are the second leading cause of injury-related deaths in this age group, surpassed only by motor vehicle injury deaths.
Each day, an average of 3.5 children are shot dead and another 15.8 are treated in hospital emergency departments for gunshot wounds in the United States. The National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence indicated that 4.2 percent of children under 17 years old in the United States have witnessed a shooting in the past year.