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German gunman kills 6 at Hamburg Jehovah's Witnesses hall


March 10, 2023

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — A gunman stormed a service at his former Jehovah's Witnesses congregation in Hamburg, killing six people before taking his own life after police arrived, authorities in the German port city said Friday.

Police gave no motive for Thursday night's attack. But they acknowledged recently receiving an anonymous tip that claimed the man showed anger toward religious groups and might be psychologically unfit to own a gun.

Police said an unborn baby also died but didn't say whether the mother was among the dead. Eight people were wounded, and Chancellor Olaf Scholz said th...

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