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USA: Area patrolled by security forces after deadly shooting

United States, Jersey City
December 11, 2019 at 04:23 GMT +00:00 · Published

The shooting scene in Jersey City remained sealed off on Tuesday, with security forces and police vehicles deployed, after two gunmen opened fire killing at least six people.

One police officer and the two suspects are among the dead, after a gun battle that lasted for hours between officers and attackers.

Officials believe that the assault started at the local cemetery, to continue at a kosher supermarket. A motive for the attack has yet to be identified, but terrorism has been reportedly ruled out.

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The shooting scene in Jersey City remained sealed off on Tuesday, with security forces and police vehicles deployed, after two gunmen opened fire killing at least six people.

One police officer and the two suspects are among the dead, after a gun battle that lasted for hours between officers and attackers.

Officials believe that the assault started at the local cemetery, to continue at a kosher supermarket. A motive for the attack has yet to be identified, but terrorism has been reportedly ruled out.

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