2 killed in shooting in eastern Germany near a synagogue
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2 killed in shooting in eastern Germany near a synagogue

BERLIN — German police say two people were killed Wednesday in a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle.

Several shots were fired and the suspected assailants then fled in a car, police said in a tweet. They urged residents to stay in their homes.

They didn’t give any further information.

The Bild and Mitteldeutsche Zeitung newspapers reported that the shooting took place near a synagogue.

The Associated Press

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