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14 Lives Lost in Tragic Prague Shooting: Shock and Horror Envelops the City

Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, woke up in shock and horror this morning after a senseless mass shooting attack left 14 dead and several injured. At around 3 am on Saturday morning, a gunman opened fire in a crowded restaurant in the city center. The shooter, who has not yet been named by the authorities, targeted several people inside the restaurant, leaving 14 victims. The victims were mostly tourists from various countries, including France, Germany, and Australia. According to local media, the gunman was armed with a semi-automatic rifle and also had explosives in his possession. The police responded to the attack within minutes but the shooter managed to escape. He is still at large and an investigation is underway to identify him and his motives. The victims were all brought to nearby hospitals for treatment, but so far no survivors have been reported. The Czech Republic Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka expressed his shock and sadness in a statement released shortly after the shooting. “This senseless act of violence is an attack on our fundamental democratic values,” he said. “Ioffer my deepest condolences for the families and friends of the victims, and my thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by this tragedy.” The authorities have since increased security in Prague and the rest of the country. This level of violence is extremely rare in the Czech Republic, so this attack has sent shockwaves throughout the nation. The Prague shooting has been the deadliest in the country’s history and people are struggling to comprehend the tragedy. Our hearts go out to all those affected by this senseless act of violence.