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BREAKING: Shooting at Christmas Market Leaves One Person Dead

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A gunman is reportedly at large after opening fire at a Christmas market in northeast France, leaving at least one person dead and nine injured Tuesday according to reports.

From Daily Caller:

The shooting took place in several crowded locations within the city of Strasbourg near the French-German border, reported The Guardian. The city’s Christmas market draws hundreds of thousands of tourists every year, according to The Independent.

The French Interior Ministry told residents to stay indoors as they sought control of the situation, reported The Independent.

The Christmas market was located near a cathedral and featured a giant Christmas tree.

Authorities have not yet identified a suspect or motive.

More than 200 people have died in France since 2015 in Islamic State-related attacks, according to The Guardian.


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