World Bulletin / News Desk
Three people were injured by gunfire in central Zurich on Monday, police said, with local media reporting the incident occurred in a Muslim prayer hall near the city's railway station.
"I can only confirm that there was a shooting," a spokeswoman for Zurich police said. Swiss media said the suspected assailant had fled the scene.
Zurich police confirmed some people had been hurt in the vicinity of an Islamic center, but gave no more details.
Swiss media said police had sealed off the area. The 20 Minuten newspaper said a suspect was on the run after the incident near the main train station in Switzerland's financial capital.
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