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U.S. flags flown at half-staff for mourning victims of shooting

Xinhua)  13:09, December 15, 2012

Security personnel are seen beside a U.S. flag flying at half staff to honor the victims of the Connecticut shooting incident at the White House in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, Dec. 14, 2012. U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday ordered U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff at the White House and all public buildings and grounds, as a mark of respect for the victims of a deadly shooting spree at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, which took place earlier in the day. (Xinhua/Wang Yiou)

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