at Least two people are dead and eleven wounded in a shooting in the centre of Strasbourg, news agency and French tell the police source said. The death toll has been rising steadily during the evening. The next information was, that the dead would have been one and wounded three.
the Shooter is still on the run. Reuters and AFP police sources, he has identified and he'll be looking for.
according to the Authorities, the shooter had previously been identified as a threat to national security.
the Local 20 minutes a reporter from the Bruno Poussardin according to the shots were fired a little before eight in the evening local time. One and a half hours of shooting after the beginning of Poussard told me on Twitter that police are looking for land shells.
the Shooting happened near the Place Kléberillä located in the city's christmas market, which is visited annually by hundreds of thousands of tourists. AFP:according to the armed police are on the marketplace, as French terrorism preparedness has been at a high level for the last three years.
Police have cordoned off the area, and authorities asked residents to stay indoors and not to spread rumors. Bas-Rhin regional government calls on to disseminate information about, that the danger is not over.
the Shooting motive is unknown. French anti-terrorism prosecutor has begun incident investigation.
Strasbourg is located right on the German border. The european parliament will keep its headquarters in the city. The place had an AFP journalist, the parliament building is closed and no one allowed out. Parliament was on Tuesday in plenary and, therefore, also numerous Finnish euro-parliamentarians.