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US school shooting: Scare sparks church evacuation

16 December 2012 Last updated at 19:55 GMT

Mourners have been evacuated from a church in Newtown where they had gathered to grieve the loss of 20 children and six adults killed in a school shooting on Friday.

It is believed that the scare at St Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, Connecticut, was sparked by a bomb threat.

The BBC's Katty Kay reports.