US falls silent in tribute to Sandy Hook victims

America has stood still for a minutes silence to remember those killed in the Newtown massacre which happened a week ago.

A US flag flies at half mast as a school bus drives past in the town of Newtown on the day of the shootings a week ago
A US flag flies at half mast as a school bus drives past in the town of Newtown on the day of the shootings a week ago

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US shooting victims tribute

A minute's silence has been held across Connecticut for the victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre. Churches then rang their bells 26 times - once for each victim killed exactly a week ago.