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00:40  10 october  2019
00:40  10 october  2019 Source:   cnet.com

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A shooting Wednesday that killed two people outside a German synagogue during one of the most important Jewish holidays was livestreamed on Twitch . The video continued to show the shooter 's two victims: a woman near the synagogue and a man in a nearby kebab eatery.

The alleged synagogue shooter in Germany used Twitch to broadcast the killings. Wednesday's shooting in the eastern German city of Halle outside of a synagogue was livestreamed on Amazon's Twitch service, the company confirmed to CNBC.

A shooting Wednesday that killed two people outside a German synagogue during one of the most important Jewish holidays was livestreamed for 35 minutes on Twitch. The video has since been removed from the streaming platform but was uploaded to other video sites.

a person in a blue car parked in a parking lot: Police block a street near the shooting scene in Halle, Germany. Getty Images© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Police block a street near the shooting scene in Halle, Germany. Getty Images

The shooter failed to enter the synagogue in Halle, Germany, but wreaked havoc, including the deaths of the two individuals, before driving away. The man used a Galaxy S8 on a helmet to record his crime while wearing a kevlar vest. Wednesday is Yom Kippur, the holiest day for Judaism. Inside the synagogue were 70 to 80 worshipers, according to a local Jewish leader. All were safe and unharmed.

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strange, secretive lives of rich millennial cheapskates. The 35-minute video was livestreamed on Amazon’s video gaming platform, Twitch , according to a Twitch spokeswoman, and showed the gunman murdering one woman outside a synagogue before opening fire in a kebab store.

A shooting outside a synagogue in Halle, Germany was live - streamed on Twitch — marking another use of online streaming sites to broadcast terror attacks. Today’s attack echoed the March mass shooting of Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand — which was streamed on Facebook Live .

"Hi, my name is Anon," the shooter said in English at the start of the video while in his car. "Anon" is a shortened version of "anonymous," used commonly on sites like 4chan and 8chan. "I think the Holocaust never happened. Feminism is the cause of the decline of the West which acts as a scapegoat for mass immigration. And the root of all these problems is the Jew. Would you like to be friends?"

a van parked on the side of a building: Police block a street near a shooting scene in Halle, Germany. © CNET

Police block a street near a shooting scene in Halle, Germany.

The video continued to show the shooter's two victims: a woman near the synagogue and a man in a nearby kebab eatery. The shooter also threw what looked like a grenade, according to CBS News.

Documents that appear to be from the shooter were posted to a message board Wednesday. One contained a link to the livestream, as well as a callout to an 8chan user. Another included several images of guns and magazines, some of which appear to have been manufactured with a 3D printer. The document included plans for the attack, and "achievements" similar to those found in video games.

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BREAKING: Gunman in German city of Halle was live - streaming the attack on Twitch , said the "root of all BREAKING: 35-mins of head-mounted camera footage of #Halle # Germany shooting was posted on video game site How can you post a video on twitch ? No way that was livestreamed .

The shooter apparently live streamed the incident as it was taking place. The shooting that left two dead in the German city of Halle on October 9 was apparently live streamed on Twitch by the suspect.

The attack marks the latest incident in which a violent act has been livestreamed for the public, raising questions about the responsibility of platforms like Twitch, which is owned by Amazon. It echoes the Christchurch shooting in New Zealand in March, when a shooter killed 50 Muslim worshipers in the Masjid Al Noor mosque. The man streamed his actions on Facebook.

Halle police said they have a person in custody but have yet to identify the suspect.

Twitch removed the video of the shooting, but it was livestreamed for 35 minutes to five viewers the company tweeted Wednesday. A recording of the video generated automatically after the stream ended was viewed by 2,200 people. The company said the recording was not recommended to Twitch users meaning viewers were sharing the link to the video among themselves. Twitch is working to stop the proliferation of the video.

"We are shocked and saddened by the tragedy that took place in Germany today, and our deepest condolences go out to all those affected," said Brielle Villablanca, director of corporate communications at Twitch. "Twitch has a zero-tolerance policy against hateful conduct, and any act of violence is taken extremely seriously. We worked with urgency to remove this content and will permanently suspend any accounts found to be posting or reposting content of this abhorrent act."

Originally published on Oct. 9, 12:43 p.m. PT.

Update, 1:45 p.m. PT: Adds additional details. 2:18 p.m.: Adds more details from Twitch.

Germany synagogue shooter livestreamed attack on Twitch .
Unfortunately, mass shooters are still livestreaming their attacks. Twitch has confirmed to CNBC that the shooter who attacked a synagogue in Halle, Germany was broadcasting the murders on its service. The company has pulled the 35-minute clip and reiterated its "zero-tolerance" policies against hate and violence, adding that it would ban anyone trying to repost the material. The content doesn't appear to be available on Twitch as of this writing, although CNBC said it found downloadable copies on sites like 4chan (which also had Christchurch shooting videos in that attack's immediate aftermath).

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