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Germany

11 March 2009

BBC News

Germany is in shock after a heavily armed 17-year-old opened fire on pupils and teachers at his former school in a killing spree in which 15 people died. The youth fled the school in Winnenden, south-west Germany, but shot himself dead after being cornered by police. Chancellor Angela Merkel called the incident "unimaginable" and said it was a day of mourning for the whole nation. German schools have suffered several attacks in recent years, but none has seen so... (GunPolicy.org)

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