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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Two dead following shooting in Germany

Two people have been killed following a shooting in Germany.

Police were called to an incident in Espelkamp, with reports of shots being fired.


A 48-year-old man was found dead at the scene, and a woman also died shortly after despite attempts of resuscitation.

A 52-year-old man was arrested shortly afterwards and the motive behind the killings remains unclear.

Germany has one of the strictest gun laws in Europe, requiring people to pass numerous tests before having access to a firearm.


Shootings over the past twenty years has sparked a debate whether Germany should further tighten their gun laws.


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