Two people were killed after shots fired near a synagogue on Wednesday afternoon in Halle, Germany, ONA reports citing Sputnik.
On Twitter, the police have relayed that the gunmen are on the run.
"We have a deployment in Halle," the local police said on Twitter. "According to preliminary findings, people killed. We are conducting urgent searches. Perpetrator on the run. Please stay at home or look for another secure place."
According to reports, a grenade was thrown at Jewish cemetery.
The perpetrators are said to have fired several shots with a submachine gun, shot a woman and injured several people. The shooters are said to be on the run and heading in the direction of Leipzig, according to the Bild.