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Gun violence in the US

Quiet Connecticut town rocked by mass school shooting

The peace and security of the suburban Connecticut community of Newtown lay shattered on Friday after a gunman attacked a primary school in one of the worst mass shootings in US history.

Saturday, 15 December, 2012, 9:30am

US school shooting revives gun debate

Relatives of those killed in past mass shootings reacted with outrage to Friday’s news of another massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut. The tragedy also reignited calls from gun control activists for laws restricting access to weapons.

15 Dec 2012 - 12:51pm