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19 children among dead in primary school attack

May 26, 2022 12:00 pm

[Source: BBC News]

The gunman who killed 19 children and two teachers at a school had written on social media he would shoot his grandmother and attack a school.

Facebook’s owner Meta says the 18-year-old suspect’s messages were sent privately on the platform.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott says the attacker does not appear to have had a criminal record or a history of mental health problems. `

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