PRAGUE: A mass capturing at a Prague college on Thursday (Dec 21) left 15 folks useless – together with the gunman – and a number of other extra significantly wounded, the Czech capital’s emergency companies division mentioned on social platform X.
Czech police mentioned shortly after 3.00pm native time that it was responding to a faculty capturing at Prague’s Jan Palach Sq., earlier than reporting it had “eradicated” the shooter.
“Your entire constructing is at present being evacuated and there are a number of useless and tens of injured on the web site,” police mentioned on social media platform X, previously Twitter.
An electronic mail despatched to employees and college students on the College of Arts of Charles College, seen by Reuters, had mentioned a shooter was in certainly one of its buildings and had informed employees to “keep put”.
“Do not go wherever, if you happen to’re within the workplaces, lock them and place furnishings in entrance of the door, flip off the lights,” the e-mail mentioned.
One X consumer posted a photograph of a bunch of scholars, hiding crouched on a ledge of the constructing.
The police have sealed off the sq. and the world adjoining to the college constructing, which is situated in a busy a part of city that has a preferred avenue main vacationers to Previous City Sq..