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US town in mourning after school shooting

The United States is in mourning following one of the worst school shootings in American history.

A gunman shot dead 20 young children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut on Friday morning.

The suspect has been named as 20-year old-Adam Lanza - whose body was found in the school.

Reports say he killed his mother at her home before his attack at the school.

Laura Trevelyan reports.

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