Czech kills 8, himself at eatery

February 25, 2015 9:48 AM

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PRAGUE -- A gunman opened fire inside a small-town restaurant in the eastern Czech Republic on Tuesday, killing eight people and seriously wounding a waitress before he fatally shot himself, officials said. It was the worst shooting attack in the young country's history.

The gunman was a local man about 60 years old, said Patrik Kuncar, mayor of the southeastern town of Uhersky Brod.

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