Prague shooting: Death toll rises to over 15

More than 15 people have been killed in the shooting at a university building in Prague, Czech police said on Thursday night. 

The body of the gunman was also found in the building. Interior minister Vít Rakušan said there was no link to international terrorism.

Police said the gunman was a student at Charles University in the Czech capital. Twenty-four people were also injured in the shooting at the university's Faculty of Arts and Philosophy building in central Prague. Among them was a Dutch man, according to Dutch authorities. 

This is believed to be the worst shooting in the history of the Czech Republic, which has been independent since 1993. The last such shooting in the Czech Republic was in 2019, when a man shot dead six people in a hospital before killing himself.



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