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Leaders urge for more gun laws as tragedy strikes Florida high school

Rescue workers prepare to transport a victim on a stretcher near Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School following a shooting incident in Parkland, Florida, U.S. February 14, 2018 in this still image taken from a video. WSVN.com via REUTERS. ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGES HAS BEEN PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES, NO ARCHIVES. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO ACCESS SOUTHEAST FLORIDA MEDIA.

By: Keerthi Mohan

At least 17 people lost their lives when a former student unleashed a rain of bullets in a Florida school on Wednesday. The gunman, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, was expelled from the school for unspecified reasons. The motive for the crime is yet unknown, but many say he has been exhibiting a tendency for violence for a while now. Cruz often spoke about violence and guns, reports said. The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School began by 2.30 pm. Cruz is believed to have pulled the fire alarm to draw students out of classrooms before he went on a shooting rampage.…

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