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Bosnia & Herzegovina

30 April 2002

Associated Press

BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Bosnians struggled Tuesday to comprehend how a 17-year-old known as a gentle boy could kill a teacher, wound another and take his own life in the country's first school shooting. All residents are in shock today, said Ostoja Dragutinovic, the mayor of the remote eastern town of Vlasenica, 30 miles northeast of Sarajevo, where Dragoslav Petkovic opened fire Monday in front of 30 terrified students. Using his father's 7.65-mm handgun,... (

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