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Students at the Florida high school where 17 people were shot dead last month are being asked to wear clear backpacks. School officials have written to families of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High pupils outlining the plans as part of new security measures. They said any student without a clear rucksack would be given one at no cost. But some pupils say it does nothing to tackle the issue of gun control. As well as introducing the backpacks, there will also be airport-style metal detectors and school visitors will be funnelled through special gates. Image caption Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School stand together at a memorial to the 17 classmates and teachers. "We're going to be able to man... Full story

22 March