Funerals held for Wisconsin temple shooting victims

[ BBC ] - [ Aug 11, 2012 10:13:45 GMT ]

Thousands of people, including mourners from abroad, have turned out for the funerals of six victims of a shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. US Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the service, held at a high school, and said the shooting was an attack "on the values of America itself". Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker also addressed the mourners. A US Army veteran with ties to white-power groups opened fire as worshippers prepared for a service last Sunday. [ full story ]

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