June 28, 2022
School shooting in Texas: Biden's anger, announcement to keep the flag at half-mast

School shooting in Texas: Biden’s anger, announcement to keep the flag at half-mast

At least 21 people, including 19 students, have been killed in a shooting at a Texas primary school in the United States. The storm of condemnation is sweeping across the country. The White House has instructed the United States to keep the national flag at half-mast until Saturday (May 26).

In a statement issued shortly after the attack, the White House said that the national flag should be flown at half-mast at all US government buildings, grounds, military installations, naval bases, and naval vessels.

Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden has expressed his deepest condolences to the victims of the Texas primary school attack. He hinted at tightening the arms law.

Gunmen shot dead 19 students at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday, local time. Two more teachers were among the dead, ABC News reported. The number is expected to rise as some students are admitted to the hospital with serious injuries.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott told an immediate news conference that the gunman suspected of carrying out the primary school attack was 18 years old. His name is Salvad Ramos. He is a resident of that area. He was shot dead by police. He horribly shot and killed the student and the teacher.

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He is thought to have survived an earlier attempt to oust him following Mr Jiang’s intervention. The dead suspect was identified as a student at Uvalde High School.