Anorak News | Tabloid Bingo: German Gunman 15, Michael McLendon 9 And Tariq Aziz 42

Tabloid Bingo: German Gunman 15, Michael McLendon 9 And Tariq Aziz 42

by | 11th, March 2009

STAR dies sells more paper than Star lives. But there is lot of grim news at the moment. What isn’t about rampaging gunmen, celebrity cancer or Scare Stories about how bad it’s gonna get for you is weird news that attracts people looking to escape the aforesaid horrors, albeit featuring elaborate ways of dying.

Even celebs – that froth on top of life’s flat pint – are talked about as being hated for beign irritating and famous.

Just today, a guman in Germany has killed 15, a nutter in America has killed 9 and Tariq Azia has been charged with killing 42.

It’s Tablid Bingo!


Tariq Aziz, for many years the public face of Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi regime, has been jailed for 15 years for his role in the execution of 42 merchants.

Aziz had denied any role in the summary trials of the men accused in 1992 of profiteering during economic sanctions


Fifteen people have been killed after a teenage gunman went on a rampage in south-west Germany, officials say.

Most of the dead are thought to have been pupils at the Albertville secondary school in Winnenden, north of Stuttgart.

The gunman, a 17-year-old former pupil, is also dead, police say.

The teenager, who was said to have been wearing black combat gear, was chased by police after fleeing the school into the centre of town.


A gunman has killed at least nine people in a series of shootings across two towns in the southern US state of Alabama before killing himself.

Officials say there were at least four separate shooting incidents.

The gunman fired on homes, a petrol station, shops and vehicles in Samson and Geneva near the Florida border.

Five people – including a child – were killed in one home. Several of the victims are believed to have been members of the gunman’s family.

The gunman has not been formally identified, but was named in the local press as Michael McLendon.

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