In a sad and unexpected turn of events, a shooting occurred at a school in Jan Palach Square, Prague, causing multiple casualties. The philosophical faculty of Charles University, right in the middle of the square, had to be evacuated for everyone’s safety, according to Prague Mayor Bohuslav Svoboda.
Quick action from the police led to the closure of Jan Palach Square. Authorities are advising people to steer clear of the surrounding streets and find shelter indoors.
Jana Postova, the spokesperson for Prague’s rescue service, has confirmed that there are several injuries. However, detailed information about the victims and the incident is yet to be released.
This unfortunate event has left the city in shock. We’ll keep you updated as more information becomes available on this distressing incident in Prague.