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Delhi cop on shooting spree kills two, self (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A Delhi Police constable went on a shooting spree and killed two people, including his brother-in-law, and then himself with his official weapon here, police ... Read more...

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‘Property, love, depression behind shooting spree’


September 8th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) A day after the shooting spree that left four dead in the national capital Friday, Delhi Police are exploring a possible property dispute or anguish ... Read more...

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Four killed in mysterious Delhi shooting spree


September 7th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Two men shot dead three people, including the 12-year daughter of one of the assailants, in a shooting spree here Friday before one of them ... Read more...

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Norway police chief resigns over Breivik attack


August 17th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norway's head of police Oeystein Maeland has resigned following a recent independent inquiry which established that mass killer Anders Behring Breivik could have been stopped, ... Read more...

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Killer’s mother apologizes to Sikh temple victims


August 7th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) The mother of an ex-soldier who shot dead six people at a Sikh temple in the US said she was devastated when she heard about the ... Read more...

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Ex-US soldier kills six in gurdwara, India outraged (Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) In the worst hate crime directed at the Sikh community in the US, a former American soldier shot dead six people in a gurdwara ... Read more...

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Batman movie killer met prostitutes before shooting


July 25th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) James Holmes, the man who killed 12 people and injured more than 50 in a shooting spree at a US theatre during the screening of the ... Read more...

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Katie Medley survives theatre shooting and then gives birth to a baby boy


July 24th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Denver, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A gunman went wild at a screening of the ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ and he killed 12 people and injured many. Katie and Caleb Medley had been ... Read more...

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Norway remembers Oslo, Utoeya victims


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Norway Sunday commemorated one year since 77 people were killed and 242 injured in gun and bomb attacks in Oslo and on the island of Utoeya.Prime ... Read more...

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Obama to visit victims of Batman movie shooting


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will travel to Aurora city in Colorado state to meet the families of victims of Friday's shooting incident where a man ... Read more...

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Eight gunned down in Brazilian city


July 13th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS/EFE) The toll from an overnight shooting spree in greater Sao Paulo stands at eight, authorities in the Brazilian metropolis said Thursday.The victims were shot ... Read more...

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One dead in Toronto mall shooting


June 3rd, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 3 (IANS) A 25-year-old man died and seven others were injured in a shooting spree at a shopping mall here in Canada, media reports said Sunday.The shooting Saturday ... Read more...

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Court declares Norway killer sane


April 10th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) A court in Norwegian capital Oslo has said mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in a shooting spree in July last year, was ... Read more...

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Seven die in US college shooting


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Seven people were killed and three wounded in a shooting spree at a college in northern California, CNN reported Monday citing police.Gunfire erupted at Oikos University, ... Read more...

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Suspect in Afghan killings claims memory loss: Report


March 20th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US soldier accused of killing 16 civilians in house-to-house shooting spree in southern Afghanistan a week ago told his lawyers that he had no ... Read more...

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Three killed in French school shooting (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 19 (IANS) Three people, including two students, were killed and two injured Monday when a gunman went on a shooting spree outside a Jewish school in the southwestern ... Read more...

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US identifies soldier involved in Afghan shooting-spree


March 17th, 2012 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) The US officials have identified the soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians as Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, as he is on his way ... Read more...

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Afghanistan seeks early security handover: Karzai


March 16th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 16 (IANS) The US and the Afghan governments should work together for an early handover of security responsibility, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has said.According to a Karzai ... Read more...

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Senior cop dies in Peshawar suicide blast (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) A senior police official was killed Thursday when a suicide bomber targeted his car while he was on his way to work in Peshawar city, a ... Read more...

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Taliban vows to avenge US soldier’s shooting


March 12th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Taliban have promised relatives of the civilians killed by an American soldier in a shooting spree that they will carry out revenge attacks."(We) ... Read more...

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US vows full accountability in Afghan shooting (Lead, Changing dateline)


March 11th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) Anyone found responsible for the killing of over a dozen civilians in Afghanistan would be punished, said General John Allen, commander of the US and ... Read more...

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U.S. soldier detained after opening fire at Afghan civilians


March 11th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by BNO News
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. service member was arrested on early Sunday morning after going on a shooting spree in southern Afghanistan, killing as many as seventeen civilians and injuring ... Read more...

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13 killed in blast at Peshawar funeral (Second Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed Sunday when a huge explosion ripped through a funeral prayer being held in Pakistan's Peshawar city. The deputy speaker of the ... Read more...

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Five die in Peshawar blast (Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Five people were killed and 29 injured Sunday when a massive explosion tore through funeral prayers being held in Pakistan's Peshawar city, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Intelligence official shot dead in Pakistan


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) An intelligence official was gunned down Friday in Pakistan's Peshawar city. His 13-year-old son, who was riding pillion, was injured in the attack, police said.Gunmen opened ... Read more...

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Doctor shoots family, kills self in US


February 29th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 29 (IANS) A Pakistani-origin doctor in the US opened fire at his family, killing one daughter and wounding the other. His wife was also critically wounded in the ... Read more...

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18 killed in Pakistani bus ambush (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Tuesday when gunmen hiding along the roadside, sprang out and peppered a passenger bus with bullets in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ... Read more...

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Three cops, 3 rebels killed in Peshawar suicide attack (Second Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Three policemen were killed and six others injured Friday when three heavily armed suicide attackers went on a shooting spree and hurled grenades at a police ... Read more...

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Three killed in suicide attack at Pakistan police station (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Three policemen were killed and six injured Friday when three heavily armed suicide attackers went on a shooting spree and lobbed grenades at a police station ... Read more...

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Phoolan Devi’s controversial legacy alive in UP polls


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Feb 22 (IANS) A huge coloured photograph of Phoolan Devi, the bandit queen-turned-MP who was shot dead 11 years ago in New Delhi, adorns the wall of the ... Read more...

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Five killed in US spa shooting


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Five people have been killed in a shooting at a suburban Atlanta spa, police were quoted as saying by the US media.Murder-suicide seemed to be the ... Read more...

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Italian gunman kills two immigrants before killing himself


December 14th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by BNO News
FLORENCE, ITALY (BNO NEWS) -- An Italian man killed two Senegalese street vendors on Tuesday and wounded three other Senegalese immigrants before killing himself in the Italian city of Florence, police said.The ... Read more...

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2 killed in Cupertino shooting


October 6th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 45-year-old quarry employee is wanted by the police after killing two people and shooting six others in a shooting spree. Shareff Allman is believed to ... Read more...

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Engineer kills wife, three others, self


August 28th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 28 (IANS) A 32-year-old engineer Sunday gunned down his wife and three relatives at his in-laws' house before shooting himself dead two hours later in Rajasthan's Tonk district, ... Read more...

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Norway holds memorial for twin attack victims


August 22nd, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, Aug 22 (IANS) Norway Sunday held a grand national memorial ceremony honouring the 77 victims of the twin attacks in the capital city of Oslo in July.Addressing over 6,000 ... Read more...

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