Specialist police are investigating an online threat to carry
out a shooting at University of Otago in Dunedin tomorrow and
have moved to reassure the public, saying "appropriate
measures" are being taken.
This is what those appalling euphemisms ''collateral damage''
and ''caught in the crossfire'' look like on the ground: the
smouldering remains of a hospital, patients burnt alive in
their beds, medical staff killed while treating others
already maimed in a conflict seemingly beyond anyone's