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Two dead in Basel café shooting - manhunt underway

National News // March 10, 2017

Basel police have launched a major manhunt after two people were killed and one seriously injured by two gunmen who opened fire in a café.

Juri Weiss, Two dead in Basel café shooting - manhunt underway

Officials say the men entered the café on Erlenstrasse at 8.15 last night and fired several times.

They then fled towards a nearby train station – very close to the German border.

The motive of the attack is not known – but locals told the Basler Zeitung newspaper the bar has had a reputation for drug use in the past.

Police are not releasing any further information at this time.

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