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Deadly shooting at synagogue in Germany

A screen grab taken from amateur video shows shooting in Halle, Germany, October 9, 2019. A gunman killed two people in a synagogue and a nearby kebab shop on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year, in an attack in the German city of Halle that he livestreamed on a video-gaming platform.

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A screen grab taken from amateur video shows shooting in Halle, Germany, October 9, 2019. A gunman killed two people in a synagogue and a nearby kebab shop on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year, in an attack in the German city of Halle...more

A screen grab taken from amateur video shows shooting in Halle, Germany, October 9, 2019. A gunman killed two people in a synagogue and a nearby kebab shop on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year, in an attack in the German city of Halle that he livestreamed on a video-gaming platform. ATV STUDIO HALLE/REUTERS TV via REUTERS
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Police officers work at the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. Several German media outlets said the perpetrator acted alone in the attacks, in which a woman was killed outside the synagogue and a man in the kebab shop. Police said they had detained one person.

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Police officers work at the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. Several German media outlets said the perpetrator acted alone in the attacks, in which a woman was killed outside the synagogue and a...more

Police officers work at the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. Several German media outlets said the perpetrator acted alone in the attacks, in which a woman was killed outside the synagogue and a man in the kebab shop. Police said they had detained one person. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
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A screen grab taken from amateur video shows a shooter walking in Halle, Germany, October 9, 2019. ATV STUDIO HALLE/REUTERS TV via REUTERS

A screen grab taken from amateur video shows a shooter walking in Halle, Germany, October 9, 2019. ATV STUDIO HALLE/REUTERS TV via REUTERS

A screen grab taken from amateur video shows a shooter walking in Halle, Germany, October 9, 2019. ATV STUDIO HALLE/REUTERS TV via REUTERS
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Bullet casings are pictured after a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle on October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Marvin Gaul

Bullet casings are pictured after a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle on October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Marvin Gaul

Bullet casings are pictured after a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle on October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Marvin Gaul
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Forensic officers work at the site of a shooting in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Forensic officers work at the site of a shooting in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Forensic officers work at the site of a shooting in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
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People are being escorted with a bus away from the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

People are being escorted with a bus away from the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

People are being escorted with a bus away from the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Police secure the area after a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle on October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Marvin Gaul

Police secure the area after a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle on October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Marvin Gaul

Police secure the area after a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle on October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Marvin Gaul
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a gathering at the New Synagogue in Berlin, Germany, October 9, 2019, after two people were killed in a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle. REUTERS/Christian Mang

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a gathering at the New Synagogue in Berlin, Germany, October 9, 2019, after two people were killed in a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle. REUTERS/Christian Mang

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a gathering at the New Synagogue in Berlin, Germany, October 9, 2019, after two people were killed in a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle. REUTERS/Christian Mang
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Forensic officers work at the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Forensic officers work at the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Forensic officers work at the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
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A Jewish man is being escorted from from the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

A Jewish man is being escorted from from the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

A Jewish man is being escorted from from the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Police officers gather in Wiedersdorf, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Police officers gather in Wiedersdorf, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Police officers gather in Wiedersdorf, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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People put candles during a gathering at the New Synagogue in Berlin, Germany, October 9, 2019, after two people were killed in a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle. REUTERS/Christian Mang

People put candles during a gathering at the New Synagogue in Berlin, Germany, October 9, 2019, after two people were killed in a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle. REUTERS/Christian Mang

People put candles during a gathering at the New Synagogue in Berlin, Germany, October 9, 2019, after two people were killed in a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle. REUTERS/Christian Mang
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Lit candles are seen with a sign reading "I am horrified" during a gathering at the New Synagogue in Berlin, Germany, October 9, 2019, after two people were killed in a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Lit candles are seen with a sign reading "I am horrified" during a gathering at the New Synagogue in Berlin, Germany, October 9, 2019, after two people were killed in a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Lit candles are seen with a sign reading "I am horrified" during a gathering at the New Synagogue in Berlin, Germany, October 9, 2019, after two people were killed in a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle. REUTERS/Christian Mang
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A woman looks through a window as she is being escorted in a bus away from the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

A woman looks through a window as she is being escorted in a bus away from the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

A woman looks through a window as she is being escorted in a bus away from the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Police officers cordon off an area in Wiedersdorf, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Police officers cordon off an area in Wiedersdorf, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Police officers cordon off an area in Wiedersdorf, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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First responders attend to the scene after a fatal shooting in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. Nonstopnews/Reuters TV via REUTERS

First responders attend to the scene after a fatal shooting in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. Nonstopnews/Reuters TV via REUTERS

First responders attend to the scene after a fatal shooting in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. Nonstopnews/Reuters TV via REUTERS
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Forensic officers work at the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Forensic officers work at the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Forensic officers work at the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
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A police officer stands guard next to a police car in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

A police officer stands guard next to a police car in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

A police officer stands guard next to a police car in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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People are being escorted with a bus away from the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

People are being escorted with a bus away from the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

People are being escorted with a bus away from the site of a shooting, in which two people were killed, in Halle, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Police officers gather in Wiedersdorf, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Police officers gather in Wiedersdorf, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Police officers gather in Wiedersdorf, Germany October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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