2 People Killed In Shooting In Eastern Germany; Synagogues Under Increased Security

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At least two people were shot and killed in the eastern German city of Halle on Wednesday. Police and witnesses say shots were fired in multiple locations, including outside a synagogue and near a Jewish cemetery. The attack came as Jews observed Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. One suspect has been arrested, and another suspect is thought to have fled in a vehicle. Authorities believe two or three people may have carried out the attack. Witnesses told local media outlets that a man fired shots and threw a grenade-like object at a kebab shop. Max Privorozki, chairman of the Jewish community in Halle, told news magazine Der Spiegel that a gunman tried to invade a synagogue, firing shots and throwing Molotov cocktails — but that the building's...

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2 People Killed In Shooting In Eastern Germany; Synagogues Under Increased Security

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