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United States

3 October 2006

Independent (UK)

Horror struck a tranquil Amish community in Pennsylvania after an armed man burst into a one-room schoolhouse and opened fire, killing at least three girls after trying to take them hostage. Those killed yesterday were two young pupils and a teenage aide. All female and all Amish, they were shot in the head. Police officials said another seven people, also all female, two of whom in a "very dire critical condition", were being treated for head injuries from shots at... (

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