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Tanks smash sect walls in Waco. 76 dead. 27 children among victims

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The ATF and the FBI had been certain they would successfully arrest and expose the illegal gun manufacturing religious sect of David Koresh, so they tipped off the media about the raid.

The Waco siege had started on that disastrous day two months ago. On the pretext of protecting the children inside, armoured tanks were sent in to gas the occupants out of the ranch.

Six hours later a fire broke out that would claim the lives of 27 of those children...