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US police seek motive after deadly LA airport shooting

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US authorities sought a motive Saturday after a gunman armed with an assault rifle and a stock of ammunition opened fire at the Los Angeles International Airport, killing a federal official. 

Police officers provide security on November 1, 2013 after a gunman opened fire at a security checkpointin Los Angeles International Airport

The attack Friday, which injured seven other people, caused chaos in the busy US transport hub as panicked travelers bolted after Paul Anthony Ciancia blasted through a security checkpoint.

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