NEWTOWN, US: A worst firing incident reported in Newtown United State which is 28 Connecticut school children killed at the spot on Friday, E Pakistan News reported.
The police officials gives brief to the media persons that gunman carried four weapons and bulletproof jacket, he opened the fire at once which are killed innocent school children.
The gunman died at the spot, the died students are 28 which is more then teenagers, officials claimed.
The President Barack Obama said “Our heart are broken today” he addressed to the nation. “Evil visited this community today,” Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy told reporters.
Two law enforcement sources briefed on the investigation confirmed to Reuters the shooter had been identified as Adam Lanza, 20. Adam’s brother Ryan Lanza was “either in custody or being questioned” at this hour, one of the sources said.
The New York Times reported that the gunman walked into a classroom where his mother was a teacher, shot his mother and then 20 students, most in the same classroom, before shooting five other adults and killing himself. One other person was shot at the school and survived, the Times said.
The holiday season tragedy was the second shooting rampage in the United States this week and the latest in a series of mass killings this year, and was certain to revive a debate about U.S. gun laws.
Chaos struck as children gathered in their classrooms for morning meetings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, a city of 27,000 in Fairfield County, about 80 miles northeast of New York City.
Police swarmed the scene and locked down the school, rushing children to safety, some of them bloodied. Distraught parents converged, frantically searching for their daughters and sons. Neighbors and friends wandered in shock, looking for information.
“It’s hard to believe that anything like this could happen in this town,” said resident Peter Alpi, 70, as he fought back tears. “It’s a very quiet town. Maybe it’s too quiet.”
Hours later, Obama, wiping away tears and pausing to collect his emotions, mourned the “beautiful little kids between the ages of 5 and 10 years old” who were killed. He ordered flags flown at half staff at U.S. public buildings.
“As a country, we have been through this too many times,” Obama said, ticking off a list of recent shootings.
“We’re going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this, regardless of the politics,” Obama said in apparent reference to the influence of the National Rifle Association over members of Congress.
Obama remains committed to trying to renew a ban on assault weapons, White House spokesman Jay Carney said./Agencies
Extra Editing by Farrukh Khan