Hamburg Shooting: According to media reports, the shooting took place in a church on Dealboge Street. Police tweeted that according to a preliminary investigation, shots were fired at a church on Delboge Street in the Gross Borstel district. Many people were seriously injured, some even lost their lives.
Hamburg: There has been a shooting incident in a church in Hamburg city of Germany. According to media reports, seven people were killed and many others were injured in this attack. The death toll is expected to increase. Hamburg police said in a tweet that the shooting happened at the Jehovah’s Witness church in the Alsterdorf area. A massive rescue operation is underway at the spot. Hamburg police tweeted that they are currently investigating the cause of the attack.
Police tweeted that according to a preliminary investigation, the shots were fired at the Witness Church on Delboge Street in the Gross Borstel district. Many people were seriously injured, some even lost their lives. A large number of security forces have been deployed at the spot. According to media reports, residents living nearby have been warned not to leave their homes amid the operation.
A police spokesman said there were no signs of the attacker being on the run. He said it was not yet clear whether the attacker was also among the dead. Many people were seriously injured. Police have not yet confirmed how many people were killed in the attack. An eyewitness told that we heard gunshots. The attacker fired 12 rounds continuously.
A police spokesman said that the police received information about the shooting incident just after 9 pm local time. Officers immediately rushed to the scene and found several people seriously injured and some dead. He said that even till the arrival of the police, the sound of gunfire was heard from above. When the police officers went upstairs, they found another person dead.