Monday 21 October 2019

Patient opens fire at hospital in Prague, injuring two - police

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Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A patient has opened fire at a hospital in Prague, injuring two other patients, Czech police said.

A spokesman said the incident happened late on Friday night in the haematology ward of the Vinohrady University Hospital, where the three shared a room.

The attacker was detained after being disarmed by nurses.

One of the wounded was reported to be in a very serious condition.

Police are investigating.

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