An “excessive hazard” alarm was sounded in Germany’s Hamburg and the police requested the residents to remain indoors as photographs had been fired upon a non secular gathering in a church on Thursday.
At the very least seven individuals had been killed and eight others severely injured within the assault on a weekly Bible examine assembly at a Jehovah’s Witness centre, native stories stated.
Jehovah’s Witnesses is a US Christian motion that preaches non-violence and practise door-to-door evangelism.
A gunman is believed to be amongst these killed, police stated, with out releasing any casualty determine.
The police used a disaster warning app to ship out the hazard alarm whereas close by buildings had been cordoned off.
We discovered a dull individual in a neighborhood heart who we imagine might be a perpetrator, Hamburg Police tweeted, including that searches are nonetheless on for the involvement of different attackers.
(With inputs from AFP and Reuters)
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