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Everything you wanted to ask about the 'dark web'

On Friday 22 July, 18-year-old David Ali Sonboly opened fire in a busy shopping centre in Munich, Germany, killing nine and injuring several more before taking his own life.

In the aftermath of the horrific event, German investigators suggested that the teenager may have acquired the Gloch handgun he used to carry out the attack from the ominously titled 'Dark Web'.

Having gained renewed public interest, we've laid out a basic introduction to the shady workings of a part of the internet you've probably never used.

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