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Kauhajoki school shooting

Index Kauhajoki school shooting

The Kauhajoki school shooting occurred on 23 September 2008, at the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences in the former province of Western Finland. [1]

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Al Jazeera English

Al Jazeera English (AJE) is an international state-funded 24-hour English-language news and current affairs TV channel owned and operated by Al Jazeera Media Network, headquartered in Doha, Qatar.

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Anne Holmlund

Anne Elisabeth Holmlund (born April 18, 1964) is a Finnish politician and Minister of the Interior of Finland from 2007 to 2011.

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Arson

Arson is a crime of intentionally, deliberately and maliciously setting fire to buildings, wildland areas, abandoned homes, vehicles or other property with the intent to cause damage or enjoy the act.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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Balaclava (clothing)

A balaclava, also known as a balaclava helmet or ski mask, is a form of cloth headgear designed to expose only part of the face.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Belfast Telegraph

The Belfast Telegraph is a daily newspaper published in Belfast, Northern Ireland, by Independent News & Media.

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Bloomberg L.P.

Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial, software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

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Business studies

Business Studies is an academic subject taught in schools and at university level in many countries.

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Chat room

The term chat room, or chatroom, is primarily used to describe any form of synchronous conferencing, occasionally even asynchronous conferencing.

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Columbine High School massacre

The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting that occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County, Colorado, United States, in the Denver metropolitan area.

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Copycat crime

A copycat crime is a criminal act that is modeled or inspired by a previous crime.

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Dawn

Dawn, from an Old English verb dagian: "to become day", is the time that marks the beginning of twilight before sunrise.

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DNA

Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a thread-like chain of nucleotides carrying the genetic instructions used in the growth, development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms and many viruses.

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Eastern European Summer Time

Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) is one of the names of UTC+3 time zone, 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.

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Finnish Army

The Finnish Army (Finnish: Maavoimat, Swedish: Armén) is the land forces branch of the Finnish Defence Forces.

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Gasoline

Gasoline (American English), or petrol (British English), is a transparent, petroleum-derived liquid that is used primarily as a fuel in spark-ignited internal combustion engines.

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Gun laws in Finland

Gun laws in Finland incorporates the political and regulatory aspects of firearms usage in the country.

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Helsingin Sanomat

Helsingin Sanomat, abbreviated HS and colloquially known as Hesari, is the largest subscription newspaper in Finland and the Nordic countries, owned by Sanoma.

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Hospitality industry

The hospitality industry is a broad category of fields within the service industry that includes lodging, event planning, theme parks, transportation, cruise line, and additional fields within the tourism industry.

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IRC-Galleria

IRC-Galleria (Finnish for "IRC gallery") is a social networking website in Finland, where it was once biggest of its kind.

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Jokela school shooting

The Jokela school shooting occurred on 7 November 2007, at Jokela High School in Jokela, a town in the municipality of Tuusula, Finland.

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Kauhajoki

Kauhajoki (literally “Scoop River”) is a town and municipality of Finland.

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Mass murder

Mass murder is the act of murdering a number of people, typically simultaneously or over a relatively short period of time and in close geographic proximity.

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Matti Vanhanen

Matti Taneli Vanhanen (born 4 November 1955) is a Finnish politician who was Prime Minister of Finland from 2003 to 2010.

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Molotov cocktail

A Molotov cocktail, also known as a petrol bomb, bottle bomb, poor man's grenade, Molotovin koktaili (Finnish), polttopullo (Finnish), fire bomb (not to be confused with an actual fire bomb) or just Molotov, commonly shortened as Molly, is a generic name used for a variety of bottle-based improvised incendiary weapons.

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Murder–suicide

A murder–suicide is an act in which an individual kills one or more other persons before killing themselves.

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National day of mourning

A national day of mourning is a day marked by mourning and memorial activities observed among the majority of a country's populace.

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Northern Ostrobothnia

Northern Ostrobothnia (Pohjois-Pohjanmaa; Norra Österbotten) is a region of Finland.

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Outside broadcasting

Outside broadcasting (OB) is the electronic field production (EFP) of television or radio programmes (typically to cover television news and sports television events) from a mobile remote broadcast television studio.

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Patria Pasi

The Patria Pasi (earlier known as the Sisu Pasi) is a Finnish-made six-wheeled armoured personnel carrier (APC) originally designed for Finnish Defence Forces.

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Police commissioner

Police commissioner (also known as the commissioner of police) is a senior rank in many police forces.

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Prime Minister of Finland

The Prime Minister of Finland (Suomen pääministeri) is the head of the Finnish Government.

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Psychologist

A psychologist studies normal and abnormal mental states from cognitive, emotional, and social processes and behavior by observing, interpreting, and recording how individuals relate to one another and to their environments.

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Rauma, Finland

Rauma (Raumo) is a town and municipality of ca.

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Reuters

Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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Sanna Sillanpää

Sanna Riitta Liisa Sillanpää (born April 15, 1968) is a Finnish woman who shot three men to death with a rented pistol on 21 February 1999 in a shooting club on Albertinkatu, Helsinki, and wounded another man, who received lifetime injuries.

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School shooting

A school shooting is an attack at an educational institution, such as a school or university, involving the use of a firearm(s).

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Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (Seinäjoen ammattikorkeakoulu) is a local municipality-owned Finnish institution of higher education based in six municipalities of Southern Ostrobothnia.

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Sello mall shooting

The Sello mall shooting occurred on the morning of 31 December 2009 shortly after 10:08 local time at the Prisma hypermarket in Sello mall, located in the Leppävaara district of Espoo, Finland.

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Semi-automatic firearm

A semi-automatic firearm, or self-loading firearm, is one that not only fires a bullet each time the trigger is pulled, but also performs all steps necessary to prepare it to discharge again—assuming cartridges remain in the firearm's feed device.

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Semi-automatic pistol

A semi-automatic pistol is a type of pistol that is semi-automatic, meaning it uses the energy of the fired cartridge to cycle the action of the firearm and advance the next available cartridge into position for firing.

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Seung-Hui Cho

Seung-Hui Cho (조승희 in Korean, properly Cho Seung-Hui; January 18, 1984 – April 16, 2007) was a U.S. resident of South Korean origin, a spree killer and mass murderer who killed 32 people and wounded 17 others armed with two semi-automatic pistols (a Glock 19 and a Walther P22) on April 16, 2007, at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia.

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Sky News

Sky News is a 24-hour international multimedia news organisation based in the UK that started as a 24-hour television news channel.

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Social networking service

A social networking service (also social networking site, SNS or social media) is a web application that people use to build social networks or social relations with other people who share similar personal or career interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections.

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Starting pistol

A starting pistol or starter pistol is a blank handgun that is fired to start track and field races, as well as competitive swimming races at some meets.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.

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University of Tampere

The University of Tampere (UTA) (Tampereen yliopisto (Tay)) is a public university in Tampere, Finland offering undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes with 20,178 degree students and 1,981 employees as of 2016.

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Virginia Tech shooting

On April 16, 2007, a school shooting occurred at West Ambler Johnston Hall and Norris Hall at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, in Blacksburg, Virginia.

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Vocational university

A vocational university, sometimes called professional university, applied technological university, college of higher vocational studies or university of applied sciences, is an institution of higher education and sometimes research, which provides both tertiary and sometimes quaternary education and grants academic degrees at all levels (bachelor, master, and sometimes doctorate) in a variety of subjects.

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Walther P22

The P22 is a semi-automatic pistol chambered for.22 LR rimfire ammunition.

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Western Finland Province

Western Finland (Länsi-Suomen lääni, Västra Finlands län) was a province of Finland from 1997 to 2009.

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Yle

Yleisradio Oy (Finnish), also known as Rundradion (Swedish) or the Finnish Broadcasting Company (English), abbreviated to Yle (pronounced /yle/; previously stylised as YLE before the 2012 corporate rebrand), is Finland's national public broadcasting company, founded in 1926.

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YouTube

YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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.22 Long Rifle

The.22 Long Rifle (metric designation: 5.6×15mmR) cartridge is a long-established variety of.22 caliber rimfire ammunition, and in terms of units sold is still by far the most common ammunition in the world today.

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7 päivää

7 päivää (Finnish for 7 days, also known as Seiska) is a Finnish entertainment and TV magazine published in Helsinki, Finland.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kauhajoki_school_shooting

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