Armed police outside the Estonian ministry of defence
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Gunshots fired in Estonian defence ministry

Shots have been fired inside the Estonian defence ministry in the capital Talinn, police there have said.

The building was evacuated and police cordoned off the area.

It is not clear whether the gunman killed himself or was shot dead by police in an operation to free hostages, state broadcaster ERR reported.

No other casualties have been reported.

  • 11 Aug 2011
  • From the section Europe