International| Hundreds of security personnel were deployed on Wednesday in search of a gunman who killed three people and injured nearly 12 people in a Christmas market in the city of
Castner said that the assailant killed three people and injured 12 people. Police said that the troops were on patrol in the area under the anti-terror campaign, they fired counter after the incident in which the suspected assailant was injured, but they could not stop him from escaping. During this, a policeman was minorly injured.
A statement issued by the local security service said that the gunman has been identified. His name was in the list of suspected extremists.
An eyewitness told that after I heard the bullets noise. People were running around. He said that shortly after that he saw three injured lying on the ground near the big Christmas tree.
Shortly after the firing incident, police vehicles and ambulance lines were found in the market area.
Security sources said the attacker is likely to be a 29-year-old young man named Cherif, who was to be arrested on Tuesday morning. His name came in the matter of murder attempt and investigation. Several areas near the Christmas market were sealed on Tuesday and people were asked to stay within the houses.Rajasthan Tourism App - Welcomes to the land of Sun, Sand and adventures