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Officer injured

Officer injured

Swiss police say one officer has been badly injured in a standoff with a gunman in the western city of Biel.
Bern cantonal (state) police say the 67-year-old man holed himself up in a house Wednesday and has fired several shots.
Police declined yesterday to clarify whether the officer was shot or otherwise injured but said the siege is ongoing.
Local media report dozens of police cars, an ambulance and fire fighters are at the scene and the neighborhood has been evacuated.
A police statement says authorities had planned to force the sale of the man's home and had invited potential buyers to view it Wednesday.


Updated : 2021-04-12 15:08 GMT+08:00