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BERLIN (Reuters) – A gunman took hostages at a German cinema in a small town in western Germany on Thursday before police shot him dead, a police spokesman told the N-TV television channel, adding that no other people were injured.
German television showed pictures of heavily armed police, wearing helmets and body armor, storming the Kinopolis complex in Viernheim and a couple fleeing the building.
(Reporting by Berlin bureau; Writing by Madeline Chambers; Editing by Paul Carrel)
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