Australia: Firefighters fired at Canberra Airport, flights were suspended. The gunman has been arrested after opening fire inside the Canberra airport terminal in Australia



OI-Sanjay Kumar Jha


Published: Sunday, August 14, 2022, 13:37 [IST]

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Sydney, August 14:
A shooting incident has come to light at Australia’s Canberra Airport. The attacker opened fire at the airport, after which all flights have been suspended. This has made the terminal empty. As soon as the assailant became aggressive, the police became active and nabbed him. Currently, there is no news of any loss of life in this incident.

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carried out the incident alone

According to the police, the attacker has carried out this incident alone. A gun has been recovered from him. According to information, the accused was caught with weapons at the security post, after which he started firing. After this there was chaos at the airport. Police said CCTV footage has been reviewed and the person currently in custody is being held responsible for the incident.

No casualties were reported

The Canberra Airport terminal has been evacuated as a precaution and the situation at the airport is under control, police said in a statement. Along with this, pictures of people sitting in the plane have also come out, in which they are waiting for the plane to take off. ACT Police said gunshots were heard in the main terminal building in the early hours of the morning. After the shooting, there was a commotion at the spot. People started running here and there to save their lives but fortunately no one was injured in this attack.

The police have arrested the attacker

The police said that the matter is being investigated. The attacker has been arrested. According to Alison, a passenger, when some passengers were checking their bags, suddenly a gunshot was heard. Looking back, a man with a small pistol was looking at the car drop-off. After that someone shouted get down, get down and we ran away.

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English summary

The gunman has been arrested after opening fire inside the Canberra airport terminal in Australia

First story published: Sunday, August 14, 2022, 13:37 [IST]


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