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Germany: Police confirm death of attacker and 5 y/o at refugee accommodation02:01

Germany: Police confirm death of attacker and 5 y/o at refugee accommodation

Germany, Regensburg
June 4, 2017 at 01:16 GMT -00:00 · Published

Police confirmed the shooting of an individual of Afghan origin at refugee accommodation near Regensburg, southern Germany, on Saturday night, following an attack on family who were allegedly Russian.

The assailant was shot dead by police after attacking a mother and her children, killing one child aged five. The surviving family members and one police officer are currently being treated for shock; the mother, who sustained "severe but not life-threatening injuries" is being treated in a hospital.

Emergency services have since cordoned off the area. The motive for the attack remains unclear.

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Police confirmed the shooting of an individual of Afghan origin at refugee accommodation near Regensburg, southern Germany, on Saturday night, following an attack on family who were allegedly Russian.

The assailant was shot dead by police after attacking a mother and her children, killing one child aged five. The surviving family members and one police officer are currently being treated for shock; the mother, who sustained "severe but not life-threatening injuries" is being treated in a hospital.

Emergency services have since cordoned off the area. The motive for the attack remains unclear.

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