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Germany: 2 killed, attacker on the run after shooting near Synagogue in Halle00:26

Germany: 2 killed, attacker on the run after shooting near Synagogue in Halle

Germany, Halle
October 9, 2019 at 12:37 GMT +00:00 · Published

At least two people have been killed and several injured after a gunman carried out a shooting attack close to a synagogue in the German city of Halle, on Wednesday.

According to local media reports, a grenade was also thrown into the Jewish cemetery nearby.

German police announced that the attacker fled following the shooting and is currently on the run, warning local residents to stay at home and confirming that two people have been killed in the attack.

The attack took place on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar.

Germany: 2 killed, attacker on the run after shooting near Synagogue in Halle00:26
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At least two people have been killed and several injured after a gunman carried out a shooting attack close to a synagogue in the German city of Halle, on Wednesday.

According to local media reports, a grenade was also thrown into the Jewish cemetery nearby.

German police announced that the attacker fled following the shooting and is currently on the run, warning local residents to stay at home and confirming that two people have been killed in the attack.

The attack took place on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar.