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Germany: Two people killed in shooting in eastern city of Halle

Germany, Halle
October 09, 2019 at 14:26 GMT +00:00 · Published

German police said they arrested one suspect who may be behind a shooting in the city of Halle on Wednesday. Footage shows officers cordoning off the area while reinforcements are sent.

Police said two people were killed in the incident which took place near a synagogue where the Jewish community was observing the holiday of Yom Kippur.

Authorities warned that other suspects ma be still be at large and told local residents not to leave their homes.

A separate shooting was also reported in the neighbouring town of Landsberg but it's not clear whether the two incidents are connected.

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German police said they arrested one suspect who may be behind a shooting in the city of Halle on Wednesday. Footage shows officers cordoning off the area while reinforcements are sent.

Police said two people were killed in the incident which took place near a synagogue where the Jewish community was observing the holiday of Yom Kippur.

Authorities warned that other suspects ma be still be at large and told local residents not to leave their homes.

A separate shooting was also reported in the neighbouring town of Landsberg but it's not clear whether the two incidents are connected.

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