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Two dead in shooting at nightclub German city of Constance

Two dead in shooting at nightclub German city of Constance

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In a shooting in a nightclub in the German Konstanz in the German state of Baden-Württemberg in the night from Saturday to Sunday two deaths. The alleged offender by the police to get shot, and later died in a hospital of his injuries.

Three persons were seriously injured, reports the police, after a preliminary investigation indicates a terrorist motive. The shooter would be a 34-year-old Iraqi man have been, who have long lived in Germany.

The police jerked around 4.30 pm flock out to the nightclub on an industrial estate near the Swiss border, after a number of noodmeldingen had received. According to eyewitnesses tried a bouncer the offender to stop, but that was with a machine gun to go shoot.

At the exit of the disco hit the perpetrator in a gunfight with the police. It hit one of the agents injured.

In addition to the by the police shot the perpetrator was a person in the club killed. “There are wounded cases in the shooting. Other visitors were able to escape by fleeing or hiding,” said a politiewoordvoerder. “The motives of the man, who acted alone, are unclear but we conclude a terrorist motive.”

On Twitter, informed the police that there is meanwhile no threat.

Nach Schießerei in Konstanz besteht aktuell keine Gefahr mehr! That Polizei hat that Ermittlungen aufgenommen. Näheres folgt in Kürze.

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06:03 – 30 July 2017

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