UPDATES WITH NEW DETAILS , EDITS THROUGHOUT
BERLIN (AA) - At least two people were killed in an armed attack outside a synagogue in eastern Germany, local media reported on Wednesday.
The assailants opened fire at people outside a synagogue in Halle city and threw a hand grenade at a nearby Jewish cemetery, local daily Bild reported.
Eyewitnesses told n-tv television that one of the assailants, who was wearing a military camouflage, shot several times at a nearby doner restaurant.
Police have confirmed on Twitter that at least two people were killed in the attack, and warned that the assailants fled the scene in a vehicle. People in the area were advised to stay in their homes.