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Army psychiatrist blamed in Fort Hood shooting rampage

Publié par Clifford Armion le 11/06/2009

Robin Abcarian, Ashley Powers and Josh Meyer

"Reporting from Ft. Hood, Texas, Washington and Los Angeles -- An Army psychiatrist who was about to be deployed to Iraq allegedly armed himself with two guns and opened fire Thursday afternoon on the grounds of Ft. Hood, the country's largest military base, killing 12 people and injuring 31 others. "Officials said that soldiers and civilians ripped apart their clothes to make bandages for fallen colleagues, many of whom were waiting at the base's Soldier Readiness Center for medical and dental exams before deployment. The attack shocked the country and raised questions about base security. "The suspected gunman, who initially was thought to have died, was wounded and in stable condition under guard at a hospital. Identified as Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, 39, he worked at the Darnall Army Medical Center, Ft. Hood's hospital. The facility has an extensive program to help soldiers deal with the stress of returning from war." Read on...
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"Army psychiatrist blamed in Fort Hood shooting rampage", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2009. Consulté le 06/05/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/army-psychiatrist-blamed-in-fort-hood-shooting-rampage