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April and violence in America

Published On: Apr 16 2013 02:49:01 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 14 2014 10:02:03 AM CDT

Each April, Americans pause to remember several violent tragedies that have happened on U.S. soil. In light of the shootings at two Jewish facilities outside Kansas City on Sunday, look back at the other attacks that have occurred around the same time.

April tragedies - David Koresh
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The Branch Davidians were a religious sect that at the time was led by David Koresh. Believing Koresh had stockpiled illegal weapons, federal agents attempted to serve a search warrant on the complex on Feb. 28, 1993. An ensuing two-hour gun battle killed four agents and six in the compound. That began a 50-day standoff that ended with an attempted assault by the FBI and the deadly blaze. To this day, there is a dispute over whether the Davidians deliberately started the fire.

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