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BREAKING: Terror as shooter attacks world famous Christmas market

Strasbourg Christmas Market has been the scene of an horrific mass shooting

Four people are confirmed dead, and 11 are reported to be in a critical condition following a mass shooting at one of the world’s most famous Christmas markets.

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The renowned market in Strasbourg, France, came under attack when the gunman – who is known to police – attacked shoppers taking in the Christmas tradition.

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A shop worker told France’s BFM TV: ‘There were gun shots and people running everywhere. It lasted about 10 minutes.’

The gunman is currently still at large. Armed officers are now conducting an extensive search for the man.

Although the motive for the attack has not been confirmed, the market has been the subject of a number of foiled terrorist plots over the past several years.

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