/2 people killed in shooting outside German synagogue on holiest day in Judaism

2 people killed in shooting outside German synagogue on holiest day in Judaism

Two people have been killed in a shooting in the east German city of Halle on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year.

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Several shots were fired and the suspected attackers fled the scene in a car, according to Germany’s Federal Police. One person has been arrested.

A tweet from police advised people near to the crime scene to remain vigilant and to stay in their homes or indoors while authorities searched for additional suspects, according to the Associated Press.

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