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12 March 2009

BBC News

Wednesday's attack in Germany was not an isolated incident. The last school shooting in Germany on the same scale as today's was as recent as April 2002 in Erfurt, where 17 died including the young gunman. And there have been several other incidents in the intervening years where the death toll was less, but the shock as great — the dark underside of one of the world's most ordered societies. Chancellor Angela Merkel may have chosen to restrict herself to a... (

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