OREANDA-NEWSThe shooting occurred in the city of Halle (federal state Saxony-Anhalt in Germany), as a result of which two people were killed. This was reported on Twitter by the city police.

"According to preliminary data, two people were killed in Galle. Several shots rang out. The shooters fled in a car", the report said. Police asked citizens to stay in apartments and avoid the block where the incident occurred. According to the German radio station, which refers to eyewitnesses, the attackers were dressed in field uniforms. The region’s police are gathering all forces in Galle.

Fire was fired from automatic weapons. According to the newspaper Bild, the incident occurred in front of the city synagogue. The publication also reports that the unknown threw a grenade into the territory of the Jewish cemetery. According to the newspaper, after this another shooting occurred in the town of Widersdorf near Halle, the details of the incident are still unknown. Police cordoned off a state of emergency on Humboldt Street. Deutsche Bahn said on Twitter that it had closed the train station in the city due to the shooting.