It is a British media view of Vancouver, British Columbia.
Vancouver is the battlefield in a war between myriad drug gangs, which include Hell's Angels, Big Circle Boys, United Nations, Red Scorpions, Independent Soldiers and the 14K Triad. Guns – often machineguns – are fired almost daily.
Welcome, all you Brits, to the home of the 2010 Winter Olympics! Pay no attention to the bloodbath over in the corner. Just keep focussing on those five rings... and keep your head down.
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