Police operation in Strasbourg after deadly shooting

A Reuters witness saw police officers securing a zone near the area where shots were fired on Tuesday.

By REUTERS
December 12, 2018 09:22
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A police operation was underway early on Wednesday around Strasbourg cathedral after a gunman killed three people and wounded a dozen others near the northern city's famous Christmas market on Tuesday evening.

A Reuters witness saw police officers securing a zone near the area where shots were fired on Tuesday.

The gunman, who is believed to have been shot by security forces according to French media reports, is on the run and France has raised its security threat to the highest alert level and strengthened border controls.

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