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University shooting in Prague: 10 people were killed, attacker killed himself. All details

Maryna PohorilkoWorld
A shooting took place at the University of Prague

In the Czech capital of Prague, a shooting took place at a university on Jan Palach Square. The incident killed 10 people and injured about 25. Afterward, the shooter committed suicide.

Law enforcement officers are at the scene, and the surrounding area has been completely blocked off. This was reported on the social network X of the Czech Republic Police.

According to media reports, the shooter's name was David Kozak, and he opened fire on the fourth floor of the Philosophy Faculty building. Preliminarily, the man shot himself when dozens of law enforcement vehicles arrived at the scene.

Photos from the scene published online show that students climbed onto the roof of the building in an attempt to escape the shooter. Also, some of the people in the building barricaded themselves in the classroom and library. The server tn.cz published a photo of an armed man in dark clothes on the roof of the building.

University shooting in Prague: 10 people were killed, attacker killed himself. All details

After a while, the police announced that the shooter had been eliminated. The university building was evacuated. Thus, the total number of dead is 11, including the attacker himself.

Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesman Oleh Nikolenko said that (as of 18:00) there was no information about any injured Ukrainians. For citizens of our country in the Czech Republic, the embassy's hotline is open at +420 602 224 938.

As a reminder, on December 17, a shooting occurred in Mexico after a Christmas party. The attack killed 18 people. It is noted that the victims were leaving the event hall after the Christmas party when they were shot.

Guanajuato has become the scene of bloody attacks for spheres of influence between the Jalisco cartel and local gangs supported by the Sinaloa cartel. The state has long had the highest number of murders in Mexico.

As reported by OBOZ.UA:

- On December 14, a verbal conflict between two colleagues occurred in Kyiv. During the showdown, one of them pulled out a gun and started shooting.

- On December 6, a shooting occurred in the center of Brussels, resulting in injuries. The incident occurred at around 19:30 on Avenue de la Toison d'Or, a popular street with many shops.

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