Germany: shooting in front of synagogue, several dead
A shooting broke out in Germany in Halle city on wednesday. According to the police in the city cited by RT, several people died and the alleged perpetrators fled in a vehicle.
Two deaths according to police after a shooting that broke out in Halle. According to a report by the Russian RT agency citing a local media, the shooting took place outside a synagogue. The attacker reportedly fled towards the city of Leipzig. “According to initial reports, two people were killed in Halle,” said a police spokesman quoted by RT.
The authorities have called on residents to stay at home or find safe places to hide, but have not confirmed media reports of the exact location of the shooting. The police have launched an operation to try to find the perpetrator of the shooting. It should be noted that the event occurred at an important time for Jews. This is the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, a day of rest, fasting and prayer – considered the holiest day of the year for Jews.