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Seven dead in US shooting

At least seven people, including a gunman, have been killed in a shooting incident at a Sikh temple in the US state of Wisconsin, according to police.

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Obama told situation at Sikh temple is 'under control'

President Barack Obama has been told the Sikh temple shooting situation is "under control". Credit: Kerim Okten/PA Archive/Press Association Images

United States President Barack Obama has been told the situation at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin is "under control" after a shooting rampage there on Sunday and the killing by police of the lone gunman.

Security officials briefed Obama about the incident and he later called Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, Oak Creek Mayor Steve Scaffidi and the trustee of the Sikh temple, Charanjeet Singh, to express condolences for the lives lost, the White House said.

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