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Bullets over Basel: Loud noise resembling gunfire alarms dealers

Criminal activity was ruled out when the sound was found to be the result of something being accidentally knocked over

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An almighty bang sent White Cube honcho Jay Jopling into a spin yesterday at Art Basel. The London dealer was seen running around a corner in the fair, hollering: “Has someone been shot?” But panic not Jay, no gun shots were fired. The mysterious smash apparently came from an object crashing to the ground at a nearby gallery on the first floor of Hall 2. Accidents will happen.

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