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In Pictures: Virginia Tech

Memorial ceremony at Virginia Tech 16 April

Thousands of people attended the memorial ceremony at Virginia Tech, for the 32 students and faculty members shot dead a year ago in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Memorial ceremony at Virginia Tech 16 April

The massacre was carried out by South Korean student Cho-Seung Hui, who opened fire on campus before shooting himself.

Memorial ceremony at Virginia Tech 16 April

A moment of silence was observed for the victims followed by a tolling of bells.

Memorial ceremony at Virginia Tech 16 April

It was the worst mass shooting in modern US history.

Memorial ceremony at Virginia Tech 16 April

Cadet Corps guards kept watch next to a ceremonial candle that was lit at midnight to mark the anniversary.

Memorial ceremony at Virginia Tech 16 April

Meanwhile injured Virginia Tech student Kevin Sterne placed flowers on the memorial stones.




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