Greek college gunman warned of attack online

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The Independent Online

Police have said the teenage gunman who wounded three people at a college in Greece and killed himself had warned of the attack hours earlier on an Internet posting.

Police confirm the man seen on the posting on the popular social networking site was the 19-year-old gunman. A note included on the posting says he felt "nothing but rejection and contempt" for those around him. The posting included photographs of him posing with weapons.

He shot himself in the head and died after opening fire at the vocational training college in western Athens earlier today and died in hospital several hours later.

Police and Health Ministry officials say a student was shot in the chest and seriously wounded, and two men suffered lighter injuries.