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    Policemen secure the area around the site of a shooting in Halle an der Saale, eastern Germany, on October 9, 2019.

    Situation at the Scene of Synagogue Shooting in Germany's Halle - Video

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    Deutsche Bahn closed the train station in Halle in connection with the shooting at the city synagogue, the company said on Twitter.

    At least two people were killed in a shooting near a synagogue in Germany's Halle on Wednesday, Bild reported. One person was detained, the police say.

    According to Bild, the perpetrators fired several shots with a submachine gun, shot a woman and injured several people. 

    *Follow Sputnik's live feed to see what's happening at the scene of the incident. 

     

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