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Virginia Tech Massacre, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishVirginia Tech Massacre, thethe Virginia Tech MassacreVirˌginia ˌTech ˈMassacre, the   two separate gun attacks which took place during the morning of April 16th 2007 at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA. Seung-Hui Cho, a student at the university shot dead 32 people and injured many others before killing himself. The attacks led to discussion in the media about gun laws, the treatment of mentally ill people, and the actions of the university authorities.
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