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United States

17 April 2007


The killings at Virginia Tech university will stir fresh US debate over gun control and what drives people to go on shooting rampages through schools and colleges. The killer's identity and motive were not immediately known, but as the death toll rose, it became the deadliest campus shooting in US history, the latest in a string of spree killings. It was the worst since Charles Whitman went to the top of a tower at the University of Texas on August 1, 1966, and opened... (

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