Strasbourg shooting: Gunman sought after two killed

Two people have been killed and 11 others wounded in a shooting in the French city of Strasbourg.

The gunman is on the run and is being hunted by police. He had been injured in an exchange of gunfire with a soldier, according to police.

The shooting happened near a Christmas market in one of the central squares, Place Kléber.

Confirming the death toll had risen to two, the French interior minister, Christophe Castaner called it a "serious public security incident".

Seven of the injured are said to be in a serious condition.