The tragedy of dublane that happened in 1996

I was alone - my children were at home with their mother. I immediately remembered being in Cardiff on business. There were a number of teachers comforting the children who were still alive and ambulance staff who had arrived at the scene before us.

He put the barrel of the gun in his mouth, pointed it upwards, and pulled the trigger, killing himself. I was pregnant with my second child when tragedy struck on this village. Dave Clark, UK I was a pupil at the time. Tomorrow will mark the 20th anniversary of the shootings at Dunblane Primary School.

The juxtaposition between the arrival of our child and the events in Dunblane was too awful to contemplate so we switched off the radio in the labour room. Only one child escaped unscathed.

From the archive, 14 March 1996: Sixteen children killed in Dunblane massacre

He became a Scout leader inaged 20, but was asked to leave the following year because of complaints about his behaviour at camp. Colin Basham I remember being just years-old and unable to quite understand why anyone would commit such a horrific crime.

I looked at my eldest son and saw what pleasure he brings into my life. I needed to know," Ms Wilson said her injured daughter was evacuated from the gym hall but did not survive. Hamilton shot in his direction and the pupil was injured by flying glass before running away.

I felt violated, I felt I should have been able to do more. Share via Email A mother holds her son outside Dunblane Cathedral on the Sunday following the tragedy. He then went towards the centre of the gym, firing 16 shots at point-blank range at a group of children who had been incapacitated by his earlier shots.

He was joined by the shadow Scottish secretary, George Robertson, who lives in Dunblane. In my bag I had a number of birthday cards from friends.

These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTwo decades after the Dunblane shooting, the sense of loss and heartache is still strong Twenty years ago next week, Thomas Hamilton shot and killed 16 children and their teacher in Dunblane Primary School, before turning the gun on himself.

The whole school heard gunfire. He fired shots in three minutes, some at point blank range at pupils already injured by his bullets.

The firing was very fast, like someone hitting a hammer quickly. Darren Gibb, Australia via Scotland I arrived at Glasgow airport from a holiday in Boston knowing nothing about what had happened.

But what happened in Dunblane? The massacre plunged Scotland into mourning and sent shockwaves around the world. My heart goes out to each and every one affected by this cruel act. One other child died later en route to hospital.

I never really took it in at the time as I was too young, but the next year I did. Medical teams from the health centres in Doune and Callander arrived shortly after.Dunblane 'changed me forever' It was seeing the date of death on each tiny yet serene plot that upset me.

I was pregnant with my second child when tragedy struck on this village. As I was young I didnt know what really happened, the next year I moved to Dunblane Primary because of moving house.

On March 13,Thomas Hamilton killed 16 pupils and one teacher at Dunblane Primary School, before turning the gun on himself.

Dunblane school massacre pathologist tells how he's still haunted by horrors

Both his mother, and police, denied ever possessing his ashes. Twenty years ago next week, Thomas Hamilton shot and killed 16 children and their teacher in Dunblane Primary School, before turning the gun on himself. It remains the deadliest firearms atrocity ever committed in the UK.

Dunblane massacre

Mar 11,  · What happened in Dunblane? Nearly 20 years ago, lone gunman Thomas Hamilton killed 16 young children and their teacher before turning the gun on himself at Dunblane Primary School.

At about am on March 13Hamilton opened fire on a class of boys and girls, aged 5 and 6, and murdered their teacher Gwen Mayor while Author: Alice Foster.

Judy Murray on the Dunblane massacre: 'I just left the car and ran' Tennis star Andy Murray's mother reveals how narrowly her sons escaped the tragedy at Dunblane's primary school • Big.

Pathologist Anthony Busuttil identified 16 children who died in tragedy; Walking into Dunblane Primary School gym was 'hardest thing he ever did' what happened to me that day was the worst.

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