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Shots fired in Thomson Reuters office in Poland - reports

Shots were fired in a Thomson Reuters building in Gdynia, Poland (photo), on Tuesday evening, police said. No one was hurt.

An armed man entered the second floor of the building on Slaska Street carrying a rifle and a handgun and fired two shots, according to witnesses. Terrified employees lay down on the floor and called the emergency number.

Police detained a 30-year-old Belarussian employee after he was overpowered and disarmed by another employee, local media reports said.

Police questioned several employees at the offices, police spokesman Michał Sienkiewicz said​.

More than 1,400 people from 30 countries work at Thomson Reuters’ operations and editorial production offices in Poland. ■

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