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A gunman is regarded as nonetheless at massive after six folks have been shot and killed in a ready room at a hospital within the northeastern Czech metropolis of Ostrava on Tuesday.
A hospital director instructed Czech Tv the variety of casualties might nonetheless rise as police hunt for the attacker.
Police stated on Twitter they have been nonetheless trying to find the assailant and posted an image of a suspect with out giving a reputation. There was no phrase on potential motivation for the assault.
The capturing befell on the College Hospital in Ostrava quickly after 7 a.m. native time, Inside Minister Jan Hamacek instructed Reuters.
Prime Minister Andrej Babis instructed Czech Tv the shootings occurred at shut vary within the ready room, whereas Well being Minister Adam Vojtech stated six folks had died.
Ostrava is 350 km (217 miles) east of the capital Prague.
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