Thursday, November 8, 2007

Finnish Tragedy Sees Eight Finns Murdered in School

An 18-year-old student shot eight people dead at a school in Tuusula, southern Finland on Wednesday. According to Eero Hirvensalo, chief doctor at the Töölö Hospital in Helsinki, several others were injured. The gunman, 18-year old Pekka-Eric Auvinen, succumbed to a self-inflicted bullet wound late Wednesday evening.The victims included the school's principal and the school nurse, as well as five male students and one female student.

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