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Police: Hostage situation in German city of Dresden

German police say a hostage situation is underway in the eastern city of Dresden, following reports of shots fired

Via AP news wire
Saturday 10 December 2022 11:19 GMT

German police say a hostage situation is underway in the eastern city of Dresden, following reports of shots fired Saturday morning.

Police urged people to avoid an area in the city center and ordered Dresden's Christmas market to remain closed.

Radio Dresden earlier reported that shots had been fired at a building near the main train station.

German tabloid Bild reported that a woman was killed. Police couldn't immediately be reached to confirm either report.

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