New Delhi: An 18-year-old man opened fire at an elementary school in Texas on Tuesday. So far 21 people have been reported killed in the firing. In which 18 children and three teachers have died. U.S. media quoted Texas Governor Greg Abbott as saying that a shooting at Rob Elementary School had killed more than a dozen people. The assailant was also killed in the police retaliation.
President If Biden mourned
Reacting to the shooting, US President Joe Biden said that the incident at Rob Elementary School was very sad. At the same time, in honor of those killed in the shooting at Rob Elementary School, all military and naval vessels, stations and all U.S. embassies and other offices abroad declared a half mast by sunset on May 28th. While there, Joe Biden spoke with Texas Governor Greg Abbott to help in the wake of the school shooting.
The incident took place in Uwalde, Texas
Governor Greg Abbott said the shooting was more deadly than the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. He said the incident happened in the small town of Uvalde, Texas. The population is less than 20,000.
The gunman’s name was Salvador Ramos
According to Texas Governor Greg Abbott, the gunman’s name was Salvador Ramos, a resident of the area. At the same time, the school had only about 600 students. The injured were taken to hospital by ambulance and bus. A 60-year-old woman was also seriously injured in the incident and is undergoing treatment, according to the hospital. The condition of the 10-year-old girl is also critical, the hospital said.