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UK police reach out after Duggan inquest

Fatal shooting of 29-year-old man set off a wave of rioting across England in 2011.

Last updated: 09 Jan 2014 23:20
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Police have met community leaders and relatives of Mark Duggan, the man whose shooting by armed officers was ruled lawful on Wednesday.

Duggan did not have a gun when he was shot, and his family have angrily criticised the verdict.

The shooting in August 2011 led to the UK's most serious riots in recent years.

Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from north London.

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