VIDEO | Texas school massacre: A student killed 19 children and two adults

Shooting at a school in Texas / Photo: EPA-EFE / AARON M. SPRECHER

At least 19 children were killed in the shooting elementary school in Texas during yesterday, American media reported, DPA reported.

Two adults were also killed in the incident.

The attacker, aged 18, was killed by security forces, but the media emphasize that it is not clear whether that person is among those who lost their lives.

CNN previously reported that the suspect killed his grandmother before heading to the school, citing several sources.

According to the death toll, the shooting at Rob Elementary School was the deadliest since 2012, when 20 children and six others were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

The assailant is believed to have acted alone "during this heinous crime".

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