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At Least 15 Dead in Czech Republic After Shooting at Prague University

Posted on AllSides December 21st, 2023
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Petr David Josek/Associated Press

At least 15 people were killed during a shooting rampage in the Czech Republic on Thursday, including 14 people at Charles University in Prague and the suspect’s father, the authorities said. Twenty-four other people were wounded at the university.

The gunman, a 24-year-old student in world history at Charles University, also killed himself after the shooting spree in central Prague. He first killed his father in their family home in the town of Kladno, outside of Prague, Radek Jiroudek, a police officer with Interpol Prague, said in an interview.


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