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Five Dead in Shooting in US Kentucky

Five people were killed in a shooting on Monday at a bank in Louisville, in the US state of Kentucky.

“Five people have been confirmed to have been killed inside. At least six were transported to the University of Louisville hospital, including one officer with various injuries,” a police spokesman said in a statement.

“There is no active danger to the public at this time,” the statement added.

The police are conducting an investigation, while no further details have been clarified.

Over the past months, mass killings have become frequent in several US cities, claiming dozens of victims, which led to calls to limit the possession of weapons by civilians.

Source: Qatar News Agency