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KD-top trapped at the restaurant after the shootings: People are worried
KD-top trapped at the restaurant after the shootings: ”People are worried”

EU parliamentarian Anders Sellström (KD) is locked up in a dimmed restaurant in Strasbourg. He would go out and eat when he got close to the deadly shootings.

– Police said just check and close the doors – you must not go out. Those on the streets had to rush into, " he says to Aftonbladet.

Four people have died and eleven injured critically in a shooting at a christmas market in the centre of Strasbourg, in France on Tuesday night.

the christian democrat representative in the EU-parliament, Anders Sellström, who would go out and eat in the centre of Strasbourg, ended up just a hundred meters away from the shooting. He is now trapped in a dimmed restaurant.

" We must not go out. They have drawn the curtains and turned off down towards the street so that it does not appear that there is someone here inside, " he says.

”People screamed and ran.”

When he and his company went out of the taxi to the restaurant they noticed soon of a strange atmosphere in the town. It was a lot of police officers on the spot, but it was not yet cordoned off.

" We have come exactly when the shooting took place. Then we had to walk a bit and then we saw that it was a bit weird mood and it was empty on the streets. We were probably only 100-150 away, " says Anders Sellström.

When they came into the restaurant the staff said to them that no one was allowed to go out from the restaurant and that it had been gunfire. At the same time poured people in as been told to leave the streets and seek shelter.

People screamed and ran past. Police said just check and close the doors – you must not go out. Those on the streets had to rush into. Many are worried about and it is pretty printed to the atmosphere, " says Anders Sellström.

Identified the gunman hunted by police

the Shooter is going to be identified but is still on the loose and the case is being investigated by the antiterroråklagare.

the european Parliament is now in lock down and from the inside the restaurant is trying Anders Sellström follow the development on Twitter, through the media and parliament. But the rumors that spread are many, and he doesn't yet know when he will get to leave the restaurant.

" We have don't know if it is a shooter or multiple. Or if there is something major going on still. It's shaking all about before we get a grip on this and that we have not, " he says.

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