After the shooting: Uvalde and gun control
16 October 2022 | 12:30 pm
The governor has made a vocal enemy in the families of Robb Elementary shooting victims. They are demanding a special legislative session to reach a compromise on the minimum age to purchase semi-automatic rifles.
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A woman wielding "assault-style" rifles and a pistol killed six people at an elementary school in the southern US state of Tennessee. The White House called on lawmakers to pass stricter gun laws after the tragedy.
Police arrested one man and two teenagers on murder charges with a request to hold them without bail. The shooting at a Sweet 16 birthday party last weekend killed four, including the birthday girl's brother.
An employee at Hamburg's weapons authorities faces charges of negligent homicide tied to the fatal shooting at a Jehovah's Witnesses hall. He's accused of failing to pass on details about the shooter's mental state.
A host of gun control measures were announced after a teenager killed eight fellow students and a security guard in a school shooting. Gun owners have been warned to keep their weapons locked up.
Police have arrested a man suspected of killing eight people in the second mass shooting in Serbia in just two days. They hunted for the attacker as the country mourns.
According to US media reports, authorities are looking into social media accounts linked to a shooter who opened fire at an outlet mall, killing eight. Meanwhile, President Joe Biden has renewed his call for gun control.
At least five people are killed in Tunisia in a shooting at a synagogue on the island of Djerba. A national guard member opened fire on colleagues and worshippers before being shot dead himself. Also, in northwestern Nigeria, divers in the Shagari river have been desperately searching for survivors since over a dozen children drowned there on Tuesday.
Three Israeli soldiers and a member of Egypt's security forces have died in a fairly rare exchange of fire near the two countries' border, their militaries said. The countries said they were investigating together.
Two suspects were arrested after a car chase soon after the shooting. The motive of the attack remains unknown.
The third day of tit-for-tat attacks in the occupied West Bank has led to the death of at least one Palestinian. Israel has said it will build 1,000 more settlement homes despite international calls to halt the plans.
Police arrested 150 people following a night of clashes between police and protesters. French President Macron said the violence was "unjustifiable." The riots started after a 17-year-old was shot in a Paris suburb.
Unrest has erupted across France after a teenager was shot during a traffic stop. The incident, described by French President Macron as "inexcusable," is raising questions about police violence in the country.
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