One dead in shootout at Copenhagen free speech event

February 14, 2015 6:20 PM

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Shots were fired Saturday at a cafe in Copenhagen that was hosting a freedom of speech event organised by controversial Swedish artist Lars Vilks, who has faced numerous threats for caricaturing the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

A civilian has died and three policemen were injured during the incident and the perpetrators fled in a car, reports Reuters.

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