German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said her "deepest sympathy" is reserved for relatives of the victims of the shooting rampage that left 28 people dead, including 20 children in Connecticut. In a statement, the German Chancellor said:
Once again we stand aghast at a deed that cannot be comprehended. The thought of the murdered pupils and teachers makes my heart heavy.
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