People ‘dead and injured’ at scene of shooting in central Prague, police say


Several people have been killed and dozens have been injured during a shooting in central Prague, according to Czech police.

“The entire building is currently being evacuated and there are several dead and dozens of injured,” police said on social media platform X, formerly Twitter.

“The shooter has been eliminated.”

The incident took place in the area of Jan Palach Square in the city’s Old Town.

Members of the public are being advised to leave the area.

“We urge citizens not to stay in the immediate vicinity and not to leave their houses,” police said.

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