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Obama pays tribute to Tucson shooting victims

US president observes a moment of silence in memory of those killed during a rampage in Arizona

Obama pays tribute to Tucson shooting victims
US President Barack Obama and first lady Michele Obama bow their heads in a moment of silence on Monday to honour those killed and wounded during a shooting in Tucson, Arizona, on January 8, 2011 (Getty Images)
Obama pays tribute to Tucson shooting victims
President Barack Obama called on the nation to observe a moment of silence at 11 am on Monday in memory of those killed during a rampage in Tucson, Arizona. Six people were killed and at least 13, including Rep Gabrielle Giffords, were wounded in the shooting on January 8, 2011 (Getty Images)
Obama pays tribute to Tucson shooting victims
US President Barack Obama and first lady Michele Obama bow their heads in a moment of silence to honour those killed and wounded during a shooting in Tucson (Getty Images)
Obama pays tribute to Tucson shooting victims
Obama called on the nation to observe a moment of silence on Monday at 11 am in honour of the six people killed and at least 13, including US Rep Gabrielle Giffords, wounded when a gunman opened fire at a public event held at Tucson Safeway supermarket (Getty Images)
Obama pays tribute to Tucson shooting victims
US Capitol guide Michael Judge, Theresa Nazario, Terri Womack, wife of US Rep Womack, US Rep Steve Womack and Capitol guide Ara Carbonneau observe a moment of silence at 11 am in the Rotunda of the US Capitol in memory of the victims (Getty Images)
Obama pays tribute to Tucson shooting victims
White House staff observe a moment of silence to honour those killed and wounded during a shooting in Tucson, Arizona (Getty Images)
Obama pays tribute to Tucson shooting victims
A crowd including members of Congress and their staff gather on the East Steps of the House of Representatives for a national moment of silence in honour of the victims (Getty Images)
Obama pays tribute to Tucson shooting victims
Rep Emanuel Cleaver embraces Del Eleanor Holmes Norton after a moment of silence on the East Steps of the House of Representatives in honour of the victims (Getty Images)
Obama pays tribute to Tucson shooting victims
A crowd including members of Congress and their staff gather on the East Steps of the House of Representatives for a national moment of silence in honour of the victims (Getty Images)
Obama pays tribute to Tucson shooting victims
Members of Congress and their staff gather on the East Steps of the House of Representatives for a national moment of silence in honour of the victims (Getty Images)
Obama pays tribute to Tucson shooting victims
Members of Congress and their staff join others on the East Steps of the House of Representatives for a national moment of silence in honour of the victims (Getty Images)
Obama pays tribute to Tucson shooting victims
A crowd including members of Congress and their staff gather on the East Steps of the House of Representatives for a national moment of silence in honour of the victims (Getty Images)

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