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9/3/2004: A three-day hostage crisis at a Russian school comes to a violent conclusion with the deaths of more than 300 people, many of them kids.

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September 1, 2004: An armed gang of Chechen separatist rebels enters a school in southern Russia and takes more than 1,000 people hostage and eventually killing 340 and wounding ~700 more.

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“……The rebels demanded the withdrawal of Russian troops from the disputed nearby region of Chechnya. September 1 was the first day of a new school year for millions of students across Russia, a day of celebration in schools that both parents and students traditionally attend. Nearly 340 people, about half of them children, died in the ensuing three-day ordeal. ……700 more were wounded……”


The death toll from a late-night suicide bombing at a crowded wedding party in the Afghan capital rose to at least 63 with another 182 wounded.

CBS


8/7/1998: A massive truck bomb explodes outside the U.S. embassy in Nairobi, Kenya and minutes later, another truck bomb explodes outside the U.S. embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, both resulting in 224 killed and over 4500 wounded.

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Conner Betts, who was killed by police less than a minute after he opened fire outside a crowded bar, showed signs of hostility (a “hit list” & a “rape list”) years before Sunday’s violent outburst that killed 9 and wounded over a dozen

FOX


Dayton, Ohio: Gunfire results in 10 deaths, including gunman; at least 16 wounded

Fox


El Paso mass shooting is being investigated as domestic terrorism


El Paso: A mass shooting left 20 dead and injured 26 others


Nigeria: At least 65 people have lost their lives after suspected Boko Haram militants opened fire on a funeral

BBC

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7/18/1984: James Oliver Huberty opens fire in a crowded McDonald’s restaurant in San Ysidro, California, killing 21 people and wounding 19 others with several automatic weapons.

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