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Washington Navy Yard shooting: Workers react

16 September 2013 Last updated at 20:53 BST

At least 12 people have been killed in a shooting Monday morning at a naval installation in Washington, DC, including a police officer.

The attack happened at Washington Navy Yard in the south-east of the capital, and the area around the scene was put under lockdown.

The BBC talked to workers and onlookers in the area about the mass shooting.