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World Two killed in shooting in eastern German city of Halle: police

15:00  09 october  2019
15:00  09 october  2019 Source:   reuters.com

German synagogue attack 'was far-right terror'

  German synagogue attack 'was far-right terror' A shooting at a synagogue in the German city of Halle on Monday was a far-right terror attack, said justice minister Christine Lambrecht. Alleged perpetrator Stephan Balliet had four kilos of explosives in his car, Ms. Lambrecht said in a joint statement with attorney-general Peter Frank.The gunman was planning a "massacre", said Mr Frank said.About 2,200 people watched a live stream he allegedly posted on the online streaming platform Twitch.Mr. Balliet, 27, who is due to appear in court on Thursday afternoon, is facing two counts of murder and nine counts of attempted murder, German media report.

At least two people have been killed in a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle , police say. The police warned residents to stay in their homes as the The Bild newspaper said the attack took place near a synagogue in the Paulus area of the city but this has not been officially confirmed.

At least two people have been shot dead near a synagogue in the German city of Halle . Local police have arrested one person but told people to "remain vigilant" on Wednesday "According to initial information, two people have been killed in Halle ," a spokesperson said. "Several shots were fired.

Two people were killed in a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle on Wednesday and police said they were looking for suspects who fled the scene.

Police secures the area after a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle on October 9, 2019. © REUTERS/Marvin Gaul. Police secures the area after a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle on October 9, 2019. Mass-selling daily Bild said on its website the shooting took place in front of a synagogue. Bild reported that a hand grenade was also thrown onto a Jewish cemetery.

"According to initial findings, two people were killed in Halle," local police said on Twitter. "There were several shots. The alleged perpetrators have fled with a vehicle. We are searching urgently and ask citizens to remain in their homes."

Police say 4 dead, multiple wounded in Brooklyn shooting

  Police say 4 dead, multiple wounded in Brooklyn shooting New York City police say four people were killed in a Saturday morning shooting in Brooklyn that also left three others injured. A spokesperson for the New York Police Department (NYPD) told The Hill that officers received a call of shots fired in the Weeksville neighborhood of Brooklyn just before 7 a.m. Saturday.Upon arriving at the scene officers found four adult males killed. An adult woman and two adult men also suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to police.Police said the investigation into the incident is preliminary and that they have made no arrests or identified a suspect or a motive.

Two police officers were among four people killed on Friday in a shooting in eastern Canada and a suspect has been arrested, authorities said. Authorities in the city of Fredericton urged people in the Brookside neighbourhood, where residents reported waking to the sounds of dozens of shots, to

JERUSALEM — In an extraordinarily brazen assault early Friday, three Arab citizens of Israel armed with guns and knives killed two Israeli police officers guarding an entrance to Jerusalem’s holiest site for Jews and Muslims, an emotional and volatile focal point of the Israeli-Arab conflict.

Police secures the area after a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle on October 9, 2019. © REUTERS/Marvin Gaul. Police secures the area after a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle on October 9, 2019. The attack occurred on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year in Judaism when Jews fast for more than 24 hours, seeking atonement.

National rail operator Deutsche Bahn said the main train station in Halle had been closed.

At least 36 killed, 36 hurt in China road crash .
At least 36 people died and 36 others were injured in east China when a packed coach with a flat tyre collided with a truck, authorities said Sunday.  The bus was carrying 69 people -- its maximum capacity -- when it crossed into oncoming traffic and hit the freight truck on an expressway in eastern Jiangsu province on Saturday morning, the Yixing public security bureau said.

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