At least ten people have been killed and dozens wounded in a mass shooting in downtown Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. The shooter has been killed, police said.

The shooting occurred at the Jan Palach Square in the city center. The Charles University's philosophy department was evacuated following the incident, and the shooter was reportedly in the university's building.

Police have stated that 11 people were killed, including the shooter, and thirty people were wounded.

Czech Interior Minister Vit Rakusan said that there was only one shooter.

The identity of the shooter has not been revealed, and the motive for the shooting is unknown. The shooting occurred four days before the Christmas holiday.

Israeli President Isaac Herzog said following the shooting: "I am deeply saddened to hear of the mass-shooting in Prague, and send my condolences to President Pavel and all the people of the Czech Republic. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families who have lost loved ones, and we pray for the speedy recovery of the injured."