Our thoughts are with those caught up in Strasbourg shooting – Anderson

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has expressed sympathy for those caught up in a shooting incident at a Christmas market in Strasbourg.

Sinn Fein Member of the European Parliament Martina Anderson.

Speaking from Strasbourg, Martina Anderson said:

“Tonight’s shooting incident at the Christmas markets at Place Kleber in Strasbourg has shocked the city.

“I was in the city centre at the time and heard the gunfire and people, including young children, running away in panic.

“This incident has caused panic in the area with crowds of people out enjoying the Christmas markets.

“Details of the incident are still emerging but my thoughts are with those injured and all of those caught up in this incident.” Ends/Críoch