Connecticut school shooting: latest pictures

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The US is in mourning following the deaths of 20 children at Sandy Hook elementary school

A further six adults were shot dead by Adam Lanza who burst into the school where is mother was a teacher and began firing. He later killed himself.

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Adam Lanza carried out the shooting

He shot himself dead before police got to him

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Praying for the victims and their families

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Ryan Lanza, the gunman's brother, was questioned by police

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Policeman talks to a child near the Sandy Hook school

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A flag at half mast as a Newtown fire truck passes by

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A police officer keeps guard from a hilltop over looking the school

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Residents in shock outside Sandy Hook Elementary School

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Outside the nearby Reed Intermediate School in Newtown