US soldier turns gun on herself at Virginia base

Soldiers from Ft. Lee, Virginia attend a ceremony in Washington, DC on November 11, 2011A soldier barricaded herself in an office and then shot herself to death at a US Army command post in Virginia on Monday, prompting a temporary lockdown of the base, officials said. The soldier later died of her wounds at a local hospital near Fort Lee, about 130 miles (210 kilometers) south of the US capital in Washington, the army said in a statement.

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