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Forty years after Kent State Massacre, shootout still a mystery
On May 4, 1970 four unarmed students were gunned down and nine other injured in the Kent State Massacre. The members of Ohio National Guard fired 67 rounds on the students of Kent State University, Ohio.

FORTY YEARS later, video tapes will be analyzed by the authorities to discover who gave the order to shoot at Kent State. On May 4, 1970 four unarmed students were gunned down and nine other injured in the Kent State Massacre. The members of Ohio National Guard fired 67 rounds on the students of Kent State University, Ohio. 

The students were peacefully demonstrating against the then recent incursion by US forces into Cambodia. On the day, army tried to disperse the crowd using the tear gas, but they were unwilling to go. The situation was becoming difficult and army finally fired their bullets on the students. It was later testified that bullets were not shot accidentally. Out of the four students killed, two had participated in the protest whereas other two were going from one class to another.

Film maker Michael Moore will be broadcasting the truth behind the massacre via his website. The Kent State truth Tribunal was started in the Kent, Ohio yesterday.

The remembrance session will start at 11 am which is a non-violent rally. There will be a panel discussion by students will be held later in the evening. The purpose of the event also aims at putting an end to US wars abroad and to extend support to legal and peaceful solutions.  

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