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Axe and shooting attack reported in Cologne

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>> An act of shooting attack on the streets of Cologne. One person reportedly injured in the City Center incident according to local German newspaper, The Express. The paper citing eyewitness reports of men attacking each other with axes in the early hours of Monday. Shots allegedly ringing out, as a man who sustained a stab wound tried to flee in his car.
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The paper, citing eyewitness reports of men attacking each other with axes in the early hours of Monday. Two possible perpetrators are since said to have been stopped by authorities, but police have been unable to confirm whether those involved remain at large. Police at the scene, gathering forensics, trying to piece together what transpired.
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The motives remain unclear, but Germany is already on high alert. A recent spate of lone-wolf attacks have left 15 people dead. Some of the recent violence gripping the country has been linked to Islamic extremists.