BREAKING: Gunman Opens Fire in Spanish Supermarket Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’
An armed man entered a Spanish supermarket and fired several shots into the air while shouting ‘Allahu Akbar,’ according to reports today.
The attack was a botched robbery at the Mercadona supermarket in the neighborhood of As Lagoas, in Ourense.
Police said he carried gasoline and gunpowder in his pockets.
Witnesses said they heard screams from outside and saw two armed policemen shouting at pedestrians to “get away”.
Policeman Carlos Perez said: “He fired on me.”
The man reportedly stopped shooting when he saw the officer’s weapon.
“I had the impression that he ran out of ammunition,” the officer added.
The man has since been arrested, reports The Daily Star.
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