At least ten people are reported to have been injured in the US state of Ohio in an attack that was carried out by two assailants at Ohio State University.
Reports in the local media say the injured were both shot and stabbed.
One person is described as being in a critical condition. The others described as not in a “life-threatening condition”.
An alleged attacker has also been killed, according to officials.
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BREAKING: Ohio State police: Attacker purposely drove over curb into pedestrians, got out and stabbed people with butcher knife.— The Associated Press (@AP) November 28, 2016
Is it still ongoing?
The university says a shelter-in-place warning has been lifted and the scene is now secure.
The ten victims were taken to local hospitals, according to a spokeswoman from Columbus Fire Department.
One person was in a critical condition, the others are described as “stable”.
They are thought to have gun and knife wounds.
Local TV station WBNS, citing law enforcement agencies, says a suspected attacker was shot dead.
How the attack unfolded
Local media say the attack began when a person armed with a gun and another individual with a knife got out of a sport utility vehicle at the university’s engineering building.
ABC News (@ABC) November 28, 2016
Columbus police say they are assisting university law enforcement.
University represenatives did not immediately return calls.
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euronews</a> <br>- reports of live shooter on campus at Ohio State University in the US<br>- 7 taken to hospital<br>More as we get it</p>— Catherine Hardy (fernojay) November 28, 2016
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- alert at 1045 am
- 8 Shot
- 7 Stable
- 1 Critical
- 1 Suspect Dead
euronews</a> as we get it.</p>— Catherine Hardy (fernojay) November 28, 2016
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#OhioState State says shelter-in-place warning is lifted and scene is secure after active shooter report – AP. Updates
euronews</a></p>— Catherine Hardy (fernojay) November 28, 2016
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BREAKING: Hospitals say they are treating 8 patients from Ohio State University attack, none have life-threatening injuries.— The Associated Press (@AP) November 28, 2016
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