Now a popular shopping destination, Ledra Street in Nicosia was called "Murder Mile" in the late 1950s when it was still under British rule, as the EOKA targeted British soldiers in their fight for Cypriot independence.
In London, the borough of Hackney is a very diverse, multicultural area that has been the scene of significant drug- and gun-related crime since the 1990s, especially in the districts of Upper Clapton and Lower Clapton, as featured in the 2004 film Bullet Boy.
In Liverpool, L7 Kensington saw high crime rates with several murders within the 1990s, also nicknamed the killing fields on a word play from the first part of Kensington called Kensington Fields.
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