News from Germany: Shooting in Berlin hospital: Doctor died (updated)

15:16 Jul. 26, 2016

Shooting in Berlin hospital: Doctor died (updated)

A hospital in Berlin, Germany (GettyImages Photo)

Doctor critically injured in university clinic, gunman commits suicide

Police said shots were fired around 1pm local time at the Benjamin Franklin University Hospital in the southwestern neighbourhood of Steglitz. The doctor was critically injured. He died after several hours in intensive care unit. The assailant was a clinic's patient. Anti-terrorist units have been deployed to the clinic.

 Read more Germany Under Wave of Terrorist Attacks: One dead and 12 wounded in Ansbach, Bavaria

The incident follows four other attacks in Germany since July 18 that left 10 people dead and dozens injured.

Read more Munich shooting leaves ten people dead including gunman

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