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A gunman is regarded as nonetheless at giant 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 advised Czech Tv the variety of casualties may nonetheless rise as police hunt for the attacker.
Police mentioned 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 doable motivation for the assault.
The taking pictures befell on the College Hospital in Ostrava quickly after 7 a.m. native time, Inside Minister Jan Hamacek advised Reuters.
Prime Minister Andrej Babis advised Czech Tv the shootings occurred at shut vary within the ready room, whereas Well being Minister Adam Vojtech mentioned six folks had died.
Ostrava is 350 km (217 miles) east of the capital Prague.
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