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Two killed in shooting at synagogue in Germany, suspects flee in hijacked c...

10 October, 2019 9:40 pm 9:40 pm

HALLE, Germany (Reuters) – Two people were killed in shooting attacks on a synagogue and a nearby kebab shop in the eastern German city of Halle on Wednesday and one suspect was arrested, but two others fled in a hijacked a car, officials said. The violence occurred on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the … Read More


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Elderly man wounded in shooting at Norway mosque, suspect in custody

08 August, 2019 12:37 am 12:37 am

OSLO (Reuters) – An elderly man has been injured in a shooting inside a mosque in Norway, police said on Saturday, adding that one man had been apprehended. The suspected shooter at the al-Noor Islamic Centre near the country’s capital was described as “a young white man” who appeared to have acted alone, the police … Read More


Texas shooting suspect told police he targeted ‘Mexicans’

08 August, 2019 7:10 pm 7:10 pm

EL PASO, Texas (Reuters) – The suspected gunman accused of killing 22 people in a shooting rampage at Walmart in El Paso, Texas last weekend confessed while surrendering and told police he was targeting “Mexicans,” according to an El Paso police affidavit released on Friday . The suspect, Patrick Crusius, 21, came out of his … Read More


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9 killed, 16 injured in shooting in US Ohio state

08 August, 2019 2:34 pm 2:34 pm

WASHINGTON (AFP) – At least nine people were killed and 16 were injured, in a mass shooting early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio, police said, adding that the assailant was shot dead by responding officers. According to the Ohio Dayton police’s official Twitter account, the shooting began in the city’s Oregon district. The incident occurred shortly … Read More


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Mississippi: Two killed after former employee opens fire in Walmart

07 July, 2019 10:11 am 10:11 am

MISSISSIPPI (US) – A disgruntled former employee walked into a Walmart in Mississippi on Tuesday and opened fire on supervisors, killing two people in an early-morning attack that ended in a shootout in the store’s parking lot, officials said. The gunman and a police officer were also wounded, according to the authorities. The police responded … Read More


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Four people including gunman killed in California festival shooting

07 July, 2019 10:30 am 10:30 am

SACRAMENTO (Reuters) -Four people have died at a California food festival shooting, including a suspected gunman, police chief Scot Smithee told a news conference late on Sunday. Fifteen others suffered injuries, including some who suffered gunshot wounds, although the number of those shot was not immediately clear. “It’s just incredibly sad and disheartening that at … Read More


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Virginia Beach gunman who killed 12 was disgruntled city engineer

06 June, 2019 8:04 am 8:04 am

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Reuters) – The gunman who killed 12 people at a Virginia Beach municipal building before dying in a shootout with police was identified on Saturday as a disgruntled city engineer and co-worker of most of the victims. All but one of the victims from Friday’s mass shooting in the coastal resort community … Read More


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Disgruntled city employee kills 12 in Virginia; suspect also killed

06 June, 2019 8:12 am 8:12 am

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Reuters) – A disgruntled public utility employee opened fire on co-workers at city offices in Virginia Beach, Virginia, killing 12 people and wounding several others before he was fatally shot by police, authorities said. Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera said the mass shooting in the coastal resort city began as the … Read More


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San Diego-area synagogue shooting leaves one worshipper dead, three wounded

04 April, 2019 11:57 am 11:57 am

POWAY, Calif. (Reuters) – A gunman walked into a San Diego-area synagogue crowded with Sabbath worshippers and opened fire with an assault-style rifle, killing one woman inside and wounding three others in a hate crime carried out on the last day of Passover, authorities said. The suspect, who fled the scene by car but surrendered … Read More


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New Zealand bans types of semi-automatic weapons used in mosque mass shooti...

03 March, 2019 9:44 am 9:44 am

CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) – New Zealand will ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country’s worst mass shooting, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday. In the immediate aftermath of Friday’s shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, Ardern labeled the attack as terrorism and … Read More


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Dutch police hunt for Turkish man after three shot dead in tram

03 March, 2019 5:01 pm 5:01 pm

UTRECHT, Netherlands (Reuters) – A gunman shot dead three people and wounded nine on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday and police said they were hunting for a 37-year-old Turkish man in an apparent terrorist attack. Dutch authorities raised the terrorism threat to its highest level in Utrecht province, schools were … Read More


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Several injured in shooting in tram in Dutch city of Utrecht

03 March, 2019 4:11 pm 4:11 pm

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch police said several people had been injured on Monday in a shooting that took place in a tram in the central city of Utrecht. They had no further details about the incident and could not say how badly hurt the victims were. “Several shots were fired in a tram and several … Read More


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Suspected white supremacist charged with murder after New Zealand mosque sh...

03 March, 2019 8:16 am 8:16 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with murder on Saturday after 50 people were killed and dozens wounded in mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques. Tarrant, handcuffed and wearing a white prison suit, stood silently in the Christchurch District Court where he was remanded without a … Read More


Two dead in Kentucky supermarket shooting: police

10 October, 2018 8:45 am 8:45 am

(Reuters) – A gunman walked into a Kentucky supermarket on Wednesday and shot a man dead then left the store and killed a woman in the parking lot, police said. An armed bystander exchanged gunfire with the suspect in the lot of the Jeffersontown store before the shooter fled in a car. He was taken … Read More


London tube station shooting injures three people: police

08 August, 2018 8:23 am 8:23 am

LONDON (Reuters) – A shooting at London’s Kingsbury tube station has left three people injured, police said , adding that the shooting is “not terror related.” “Police and LAS (London Ambulance Service) were alerted at around 2145hrs , to reports of shots fired in Kingsbury Road, NW9”, the Met police said in a statement. The … Read More