Scores dead in Connecticut school massacre
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Scores dead in Connecticut school massacre

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Students and staff at elementary school in Connecticut among those dead in the worst toll since Virginia Tech in 2007.

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People grieve outside the overflow area of a vigil at the Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown, Connecticut.Photo: Reuters

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Thousands attend a vigil for the victims of the school shooting at Saint Rose of Lima church.Photo: AP

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A child protects candles from the wind during a vigil outside the White House in Washington, DC.Photo: AFP

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People gather for a prayer vigil at St Rose Church following an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.Photo: AFP

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Supporters of gun control legislation hold candles during a rally in front of the White House in Washingto.Photo: Reuters

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People take part in a candlelight vigil in Times Square, for the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting, in New York.Photo: Reuters

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A woman waits to hear about her sister, a teacher, following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.Photo: AP

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Relatives embrace each other outside Sandy Hook Elementary School following a shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.Photo: Reuters

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State police personnel lead children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School.Photo: Reuters

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A couple embrace each other near Sandy Hook Elementary School, were a gunman opened fire on school children and staff in Newtown, Connecticut.Photo: Reuters

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A woman leans on a man as she weeps outside a building set up to counsel family members affected by a shooting nearby at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.Photo: Reuters

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A boy weeps as he is told what happened after being picked up at Reed Intermediate School following a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.Photo: Getty

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U.S. President Barack Obama wipes a tear as he speaks about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.Photo: Reuters

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A woman holds a child as people line up to enter the Newtown Methodist Church near the the scene of an elementary school shooting.Photo: Getty

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The families of victims grieve near Sandy Hook Elementary School, where a gunman opened fire on school children and staff in Newtown, Connecticut.Photo: Reuters

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Families leave the Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire Department near the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.Photo: Reuters

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The families of victims grieve near Sandy Hook Elementary School.Photo: Reuters

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An aerial photo showing Sandy Hook Elementary School.Photo: AP

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Anthony Baracey holds flowers honouring victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school killing before a vigil at the Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown, Connecticut.Photo: Reuters

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Members of the media interview neighbours near the secondary crime scene.Photo: Reuters

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A flag at the U.S. Capitol has been lowered to half staff after President Barack Obama ordered the action while speaking on the shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.Photo: Getty

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Supporters of gun control legislation hold candles during a rally in front of the White House in Washington, after a gunman killed 26 people in Connecticut.Photo: Reuters

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Supporters of gun control legislation hold candles during a rally in front of the White House in Washington.Photo: Reuters