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Eight wounded after shooting rampage in the French city of Avignon

Eight wounded after shooting rampage in the French city of Avignon

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In the French city of Avignon are Sunday night eight people were injured in a shooting near a mosque, according to the French newspaper La Provence. According to the police it is not a terror, but a settlement in the criminal circuit, or fighting between young people.

Visitors of the mosque left were around 2230 hrs fired at by two suspects. According to the newspaper drove the shooters in a dark Renault Clio and shot it with a handgun and a shotgun. They knew after the shooting to escape.

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Police is doing investigation after shooting at French mosque

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Two of the eight people injured had to after the incident in the hospital are included, says a source close to the investigation state, told Reuters.

According to the source were the moskeegangers is not the intended target of the attack. Four of them were injured. Also four residents of an apartment fifty metres away were injured by kogelscherven, including a girl of seven years old.

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