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09 Oct 2019 | 11:30 AM UTC

Germany: Shooting near synagogue in Halle October 9

Germany News Alert

Shooting near synagogue in Halle October 9; heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions expected over coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/9/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/9/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Berlin). COUNTRY/REGION Halle

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Event

At least two people have been killed and multiple others have been injured after a gunman reportedly opened fire near a synagogue in Halle (eastern Germany) on Wednesday, October 9. The suspect is reportedly on the run. Police has advised nearby residents to remain indoors, as a manhunt is ongoing.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected in the area over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Halle are advised to avoid the affected area, report suspicious objects and behavior to the police, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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