Prague, the horror in the witnesses’ stories: “I saw him shoot then…”

“I saw a young man standing with a rifle in his hand. He fired repeatedly towards the Mánes bridge. Then he raised his hands and threw the gun into the street. Then the police started showing up on that walkway.” Petr Nedoma, director of the Rudolfinum Gallery, which is across the street from the Faculty of Philosophy building, was among those who witnessed the attack on the University of Prague, where more than ten people were killed and at least thirty others were left. wounds. man who shot into the crowd also died.

“Right now I am at my residence, that is, in the building next to the City Hall, which is directly linked to the place where the attack occurred. And the police even locked us in here. We didn’t have time to leave this area,” says Prague Mayor Bohuslav Svoboda. “As I was told, they killed the shooter in that building, and then he jumped somewhere and died.” “I know that the police are searching the building precisely to rule out that there are no others,” adds Svoboda. Meanwhile, there is a manhunt in Bohemia for a possible connection to the university shooting. According to the Ctk news agency, police are looking for a 24-year-old young man in connection with the death of a man born in 1968 and who may be linked to the attack in Prague.

Source: IL Tempo