Texas School: 19 Children Killed

“It is time to turn this pain into action”. That is the message from US President Joe Biden after 19 young children and two adults were killed in a school shooting in Texas.

The assault by a lone teenage gunman is the deadliest at an American school in a decade.

The 18-year-old gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in the city of Uvalde before he was killed by law enforcement, officials said.

Investigators say the suspect was armed with a handgun, an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and high-capacity magazines.

Once again the attack prompted calls for greater gun control across the US. 

Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports.

  Category: Americas, Featured, Highlights, Videos, World Affairs
  Topics: Gun Control, Gun Violence, Texas
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