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At least 8 wounded in shooting in French city of Avignon

At least 8 wounded in shooting in French city of Avignon
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Eight people have been wounded in a shooting in the southern French city of Avignon.

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Eight people have been wounded in a shooting in the southern French city of Avignon.

Police say they suspect the incident to be a dispute between youths.

Two of the eight wounded were taken to hospital, according to a local resident.

The witness said a car had pulled up with four people inside. The two in the back seat got out and started shooting a targeted group. A local newspaper cited witnesses saying one of the two gunmen had their face covered.

Worshipers leaving a nearby mosque had not been the intended target.

#BREAKING Police say this was a fight between young people or gangs, not necessarily targeting the mosque/Muslims. https://t.co/4ew8mrj5ia

— Natasha Fatah નતાશા (@NatashaFatah) July 2, 2017

One was armed with a handgun and the other with a rifle.

— Josh Caplan (@joshdcaplan) July 2, 2017

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