Merkel condemns Halle shooting, voices solidarity with Jews

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09 okt. 2019, 18.39

German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned a deadly shooting outside a synagogue in the eastern city Halle on wednesday, her spokesman said, adding an expression of "solidarity for all Jews on the holy day of Yom Kippur".

Merkel had "deep sympathy" for the victims' loved ones, government spokesman Steffen Seibert tweeted, adding the veteran chancellor's "thanks to all the security forces who are still on the scene".