Car drives into Wisconsin Christmas parade: 20 injured

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On Sunday evening, a car drove into a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. More than 20 people were injured, police said, and at least one was killed. The emergency services are on the scene en masse.

Source: BELGA, CNN, CBS, Milwaukee JS

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The incident happened during a Christmas parade through the city, which had started at 4 p.m. local time.

It is not clear whether it was an accident or an attack. The car, a red SUV, is said to have been traveling at high speed. According to witnesses, brass band members were knocked over, after which the driver continued to drive.

Some media also reported shots. According to the police, they were fired by officers who tried to stop the threat.

The police have a “person of interestthat she is investigating, said Police Chief Dan Thompson. He said more than 20 were injured. In a short press briefing, the mayor and police also stated that “more than one person was killed”, according to a reporter from CBS.

The population was urged to avoid the inner city, although there would be no further threat.

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