08 Apr '11, 1am

Armed man opens fire in his former school in Brazil, kills 10 children & wounds 18 people before taking his own life.

Armed man opens fire in his former school in Brazil, kills 10 children & wounds 18 people before taking his own life.

Authorities identified the shooter as 24-year-old Wellington Menezes de Oliveira, a former student at the public school, and who had no prior criminal record. Police said he left a letter saying he was infected with Aids and wanted to commit suicide, but they also said he appeared to have prepared for a major deadly assault, bringing into the school two revolvers and loads of ammunition just as students and staff were arriving at the morning bell.

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/World/Story/STIS...

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