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14 January 2004

Independent (UK)

A pupil shot a teacher in the forehead in a school cafeteria in The Hague yesterday in a rare outbreak of gun violence in the Netherlands. Hans van Wieren, 49, an economics teacher, who was the deputy principal at the Stevincollege in the south-west of the city, was taken to hospital in a critical condition. The attacker, aged 17, fled the scene. A witness said the boy had walked into the crowded cafeteria and shot the teacher with a single bullet. "I thought it was... (

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