Although there is no official casualty count, only 13 of the school’s 900 students came out alive, parents said. “The people responsible for this should be brought here and have a bullet put in their head,” said Luo Guanmin, a farmer who was cradling a photo of his 16-year-old daughter, Luo Dan.
cradle (SUPPORT) Show phonetics
to hold something or someone gently, especially by supporting with the arms:
She cradled him tenderly in her arms.