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Last Updated: Tuesday October 03 2006 08:29 GMT

In pictures: US school shooting

Georgetown School in Paradise near Nickel Mines in Lancaster County

Four girls have been killed and more injured in a school in the US state of Pennsylvania. The man who shot them then killed himself

Georgetown School in Paradise near Nickel Mines in Lancaster County

The man went into the school and told some of the children and adults to leave, before killing some of the girls

Police set up a cordon around the scene of the shooting

Police were unable to speak to the man when he was inside the school. When they heard a number of gunshots they rushed into the building

Ambulances and helicopters wait to transport victims to hospital

Seven people were found hurt inside the school and were taken to hospital

Amish people wait for news behind a police cordon

Other members of the community waited behind the police barriers for news

Amish people gather behind a police cordon

Amish children aged six to 13 went to the school in the village of Paradise near Nickel Mines in Lancaster County

Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Jeffrey Miller gives a news conference

Police named the killer as 32-year-old truck driver Charles Carl Roberts IV - he is not Amish



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