Swiss town of Biel calm after shooting incident - paper, citing police

ZURICH (Reuters) - Police in the Swiss town of Biel deployed on Thursday evening after reports of shots being fired, the Blick newspaper reported, but the local Berner Zeitung newspaper quoted police as saying the situation was now calm. Blick cited a witness as saying five shots had been fired and two men were lying on the ground. The circumstances were not immediately clear

Reuters November 13, 2020 01:11:12 IST
Swiss town of Biel calm after shooting incident - paper, citing police

Swiss town of Biel calm after shooting incident  paper citing police

ZURICH (Reuters) - Police in the Swiss town of Biel deployed on Thursday evening after reports of shots being fired, the Blick newspaper reported, but the local Berner Zeitung newspaper quoted police as saying the situation was now calm.

Blick cited a witness as saying five shots had been fired and two men were lying on the ground.

The circumstances were not immediately clear. Police in the canton of Bern could not immediately confirm details of the incident.

(Reporting by Oliver Hirt and Michael Shields; Editing by Chris Reese and Alex Richardson)

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