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At least 15 people killed and dozens injured in a mass shooting in the heart of the Czech capital, Prague

 

A gunman has killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens at a university in central Prague before killing himself.

The gunman on Thursday opened fire at Charles University. Twenty-four people were also wounded.

The gunman, a 24-year-old student in world history, also died. He first killed his father in their family home in the town of Kladno, outside of Prague, said Radek Jiroudek, a police officer with Interpol Prague.

The police identified the assailant as David K. Speaking at a news conference in Prague. The assailant “got inspired by a similar terrible event abroad, police said.

The shooter had a gun license. He was a native of a small village near the town of Kladno west of Prague.

The governor of the Prague region, Bohuslav Svoboda, said the shooter fell from the roof of the university’s faculty of arts building after opening fire on Jan Palach Square, an area of manicured lawns adjacent to the Vltava River that cuts through the Czech capital.

Czech Interior Minister Vit Rakusan said no other assailant was at the scene, but he urged people to cooperate with police.

Rakusan also said the shooting is not linked to terrorism. “There is no indication that this crime has any link to international terrorism.”

Prime Minister Petr Fiala canceled his scheduled events and was heading for Prague.

In a post on X, Czech President Petr Pavel, said he was “shocked” by the shooting and extended his condolences to the families and relatives of the victims.

Sulaiman Ahmed

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BREAKING: UNIVERSITY OF PRAGUE SHOOTING STUDENTS STOOD ON LEDGE FOR SAFETY

David Kozak opened fire on the 4th floor of the Faculty of Philosophy building.

Students climbed out of the windows and sat on the ledge to escape.

One of the girls fell.

Once again not a Muslims so the mainstream media and the intelligence agencies did not call it a terrorist attack.

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At least 15 people have been killed and dozens injured in a mass shooting in the heart of the Czech capital, Prague.

This is how the worst mass shooting in the country’s history unfolded.

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At least 15 people were killed and 24 others were injured in a shooting at Charles University in Prague on Thursday, according to Prague’s head of police.

In this photo, students were seen huddled, crouching on the ledge of a university building and covering their heads.