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Monday, 1 October, 2001, 16:07 GMT 17:07 UK
In pictures: Swiss in mourning
Survivors of last week's massacre in the Swiss town of Zug have attended a memorial service in the town's St Michael's Church. The church bells rang for 15 minutes before the service, then fell silent. Fourteen candles were lit to remember the dead.

Mourners in Zug
Grief-stricken relatives were held by friends as they attended the service

Mourner carrying bouquet
Many mourners carried red roses in memory of the dead, all shot at the town's parliament building

President Moritz Leuenberger at service
Swiss President Moritz Leuenberger appeared lost in grief as he joined the mourners

Senior civil servant Robert Bisig
The gunman's main target, senior civil servant Robert Bisig, also attended the service

Mourners in church
Hundreds of people filled the pews, some leaning on each other for support

Flowers
Residents have carpeted the street outside the parliament with flowers

Candles lit in Zug
..and at night, candles burn to remember the dead
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