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Wednesday 20 March 2019

Deadly shooting at school in Brazil

Officials said two youths armed with guns and wearing hoods entered the school and began shooting at students and then killed themselves.

Police officers guard the entrance to a school in Brazil (Mauricio Sumiya/Futura Press via AP)
Police officers guard the entrance to a school in Brazil (Mauricio Sumiya/Futura Press via AP)

By Associated Press Reporter

Hooded teenagers have opened fire at a school in southern Brazil, killing six people before taking their own lives, according to local authorities.

The shooting happened in a public school in Suzano, a suburb of Sao Paulo, Brazil’s largest city.

The state government of Sao Paulo said two youths armed with guns and wearing hoods entered the school and began shooting at students and then killed themselves.

Authorities said five students and an administrator at the school were killed.

School shootings are rare in the country.

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