By Oisin Sweeney • 26 December 2020 • 10:21
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GERMAN police have launched a major operation to find the perpetrators of a Berlin shooting that left four people seriously injured on Saturday morning.
Heavily armed officers and a helicopter unit were deployed to the German capital’s Kreuzberg district where the violent incident occurred early on Saturday morning.
A police spokesperson said that the shooting involved several people, but offered no more details as officers hunt for the gunmen. Berlin’s fire department tweeted to confirm that three people had been rushed to hospital with serious injuries from the gunfire, and a fourth victim was later confirmed.
According to local newspaper Berlin Zeitung, two of the victims were found on the crime scene in the Kreuzberg district which is famous for its vibrant nightlife scene. A third victim was pulled out of a nearby canal by police with serious leg injuries.
The investigation is ongoing, with reports saying that armed officers are being deployed across Berlin to hunt down the gunmen. Police have so far not given any indication whether the shooting was connected to organised crime, terrorism, or another motive.
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Oisin is an Irish writer based in Seville, the sunny capital of Andalucia. After starting his working life as a bookseller, he moved into journalism and cut his teeth as a reporter at one of Ireland's biggest news websites. Since joining Euro Weekly News in November, he has enjoyed covering the latest stories from Seville, Spain and further afield - with special interests in crime, cybersecurity, and European politics. Anyone who can pronounce his name first try gets a free cerveza...
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