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'Multiple' victims in Australia shooting: Police

AFP  |  Sydney 

A shooting in the Australian city of early Sunday has left "multiple" victims, police said, but reported that there were no fatalities.

"Investigators believe multiple people were shot outside a nightclub near Little Chapel Street and Malvern Road about 3:20 am," the said in a statement.

It did not give any more details including the condition of the victims, but said the shooting occurred in Melbourne's district.

said there were three or four victims.

"The exact circumstances are still being established," police said.

are rare in Australia, which has strict gun laws introduced after 35 people were killed in 1996 at in

A murder-suicide last year which left seven members of a family dead in WesternAustralia was the country's worst mass shooting since the case.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 03:55 IST