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3 June 2010

Guardian (UK) / Comment is Free, Opinion

Yesterday's killings in Cumbria have already been compared with Hungerford and Dunblane, Britain's two previous rampage killings. Now there are three. But while such incidents are undoubtedly very rare, they are not completely unknown and if we shift focus slightly – murder/suicide incidents are rather more frequent. A lot of the media speculation has been asking why did he do it? There are certainly profile issues here; commonalities with Hungerford and Dunblane –... (

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