Images: The shootout in a Connecticut school that shocked the world

Parents comfort each other after the horrific shootout in the elementary school in Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, northeast of New York City. AFP

 

A young boy is comforted after the tragic shootout in the elementary school in Connecticut in which 27 people, including 18 children, were killed. Reuters.

 

The US flag on half mast in the US capitol in commemoration of the victims of one of the tragic chapters in US history. AFP

 

A young girl is handed over to her parent by a rescue operation worker after the shootout in the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, northeast of New York City. Reuters.

 

President Barack Obama sheds a tear while addressing the nation after the US school shootout that left 27 people dead. He said that the time had come for the US to take some definitive action against the rampant gun culture. Reuters.

 

A young boy breaks down as his mother tries to comfort him in the school premises that witnessed one of the most horrific school shootouts in US history. Reuters.

 

A girl is being comforted by her parents during a memorial service that was organised in the St Rose Church following the shooting in an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. AFP

 

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

 


Published Date: Dec 15, 2012 06:52 pm | Updated Date: Dec 15, 2012 07:51 pm

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