Official says nine dead in Czech restaurant shooting

February 24, 2015 4:12 PM

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A man opened fire today in a restaurant in the Czech Republic, an attack that left at least eight people dead, the town’s mayor said. It was the worst shooting attack in the country’s history.

Patrik Kuncar, mayor of the southeastern town of Uhersky Brod, said the gunman, a local man around 60 years old, was among the dead after killing himself. A waitress from the restaurant was hospitalized, he said.

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