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6 killed in shooting outside center of Jehovah’s witness in Hamburg – Reports


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Berlin: At least six people have been killed in a shooting outside a center of the Jehovah’s Witness religious movement (banned in Russia as an extremist organization) in the German city of Hamburg, local media reported.

According to German newspaper Hamburger Morgenpost, the shooting occurred at around 9:00 p.m. local time (20:00 GMT) on Thursday in the Alsterdorf quarter of Hamburg. At least six people have been killed, and many more have been gravely wounded in the accident.

Police and rescue services have arrived at the scene, the report said, adding that the shooter has yet to be caught and was on the run.

According to German media Wetterauer Zeitung and Allgemeine Zeitung, the shooting occurred near the center of the Jehovah’s Witness religious movement.

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