German police shoot man wielding hammer

Updated June 17 2024 - 6:35am, first published 6:29am
German police say officers have shot and wounded a man who was threatening them in Hamburg. (AP PHOTO)
German police say officers have shot and wounded a man who was threatening them in Hamburg. (AP PHOTO)

German police have shot and wounded a man armed with a hammer and a firebomb near Hamburg's Reeperbahn, a street popular with tourists in the heart of the northern port city's nightlife district.

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