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US abortion doctor shot at church

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A prominent US abortion doctor has been shot dead at a church in Wichita, Kansas.

Sixty-seven year-old George Tiller was killed just after 1500 GMT at the Reformation Lutheran Church.

Dr Tiller, one of the few US doctors who performed late-term abortions, had been demonised by some in the anti-abortion movement.

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