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Two Dead As Gunman Opens Fire at Pearl Harbour, Hawaii Military Base

Two Dead As Gunman Opens Fire at Pearl Harbour, Hawaii Military Base

HAWAII : A lone gunman opened fire at the US Joint Base at Pearl Harbour in Hawaii, leaving two dead anda third wounded. All three victims are reportedly workers at the harbour.

The suspect has tentatively been identified as a sailor with US Navy.

The incident took place around 2.30 pm local time, when the facility was on lockdown.

The suspected gunman is reported to have shot himself dead. He was wearing the US Navy uniform at the time.

Joint Base Pearl Harbour-Hickam is a combined US Air force and Nany Installation.The incident comes three days before the 78th Anniversary of the 1 Dec 1941 attack on the naval base that led the US to enter the Second World War by declaring war on japan.

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