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A police officer shows guns during a press conference at the Justice House (sort of police station) of the Commune 13 -- one of the shantytowns with the highest rates of urban violence and displacementon -- on March 1, 2013, in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia. The Colombian police confiscated to 13 guns and a hand granade to criminal gangs during an operation, officials said. So far this year, more than 105 people have been killed by urban conflict and 335 people displaced, due to disputes between gangs for the control of the territory. Violent street gangs have 'invisible borders' that delineate their territories in Medellin, ranked as the 14th most dangerous city in the world with a murder rate of 70 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2011. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)
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A police officer shows guns during a press conference at the Justice House (sort of police station) of the Commune 13 -- one of the shantytowns with the highest rates of urban violence and displacementon -- on March 1, 2013, in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia. The Colombian police confiscated to 13 guns and a hand granade to criminal gangs during an operation, officials said. So far this year, more than 105 people have been killed by urban conflict and 335 people displaced, due to disputes between gangs for the control of the territory. Violent street gangs have 'invisible borders' that delineate their territories in Medellin, ranked as the 14th most dangerous city in the world with a murder rate of 70 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2011. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)
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A police officer shows guns during a press conference at the Justice... News Photo 162939048Antioquia,City,Colombia,Department,Gun,Horizontal,Law,Medellin - Colombia,Police Force,Press Conference,Show,Slum,ViolencePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA police officer shows guns during a press conference at the Justice House (sort of police station) of the Commune 13 -- one of the shantytowns with the highest rates of urban violence and displacementon -- on March 1, 2013, in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia. The Colombian police confiscated to 13 guns and a hand granade to criminal gangs during an operation, officials said. So far this year, more than 105 people have been killed by urban conflict and 335 people displaced, due to disputes between gangs for the control of the territory. Violent street gangs have 'invisible borders' that delineate their territories in Medellin, ranked as the 14th most dangerous city in the world with a murder rate of 70 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2011. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)