April and violence in America

POSTED: 12:49 PM PDT Apr 16, 2013    UPDATED: 04:37 PM PDT Apr 17, 2015 

With Sunday marking the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, look back at the other violence that has occurred in April in America.

April tragedies - David Koresh
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The Branch Davidians were a religious sect that at the time was led by David Koresh. Believing Koresh had stockpiled illegal weapons, federal agents attempted to serve a search warrant on the complex on Feb. 28, 1993. An ensuing two-hour gun battle killed four agents and six in the compound. That began a 50-day standoff that ended with an attempted assault by the FBI and the deadly blaze. To this day, there is a dispute over whether the Davidians deliberately started the fire.


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