At Least Three Wounded in Berlin Shooting, Reports Say

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According to Berliner Zeitung, the incident occurred on Saturday morning. At least three people have been taken to hospitals with serious injuries, the emergency services stated. One more man was pulled from the nearby Landwehr Canal after having jumped into it of his own volition, police said.

Police are searching for attackers who began firing in the Kreuzberg district of the German capital, according to preliminary reports. Law enforcement officers have arrived at the scene in the district. A helicopter is also involved in the operation.

The Berlin Fire Department wrote on Twitter that three people had been taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

The newspaper Die Welt has stated the incident occurred near the headquarters of the Social Democratic Party of Germany.

At the moment, there is no official information about the perpetrators or their motives.

Source: Sputnik