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An elementary school in Osaka Prefecture on Wednesday mourned the deaths of eight children, who were killed by a knife-wielding intruder on June 8, 2001, marking the 10th anniversary of the tragedy.

The students and teachers at Ikeda Elementary School as well as relatives of the slain gathered in front of a monument to the victims for a silent prayer and to pledge to keep the school safe.

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