Three people have been killed and seven injured during a shooting at a factory near the Swiss city of Lucerne, police have said. The killer, a 42-year-old man who had worked at the factory for 10 years, is among the dead.
Shooting broke out in the canteen at the Kronospan wood processing plant in the town of Menznau at around 09:00 (08:00 GMT). A prosecution spokesperson said the shooting took place over a few minutes. Five of the injured are reported to be in a serious condition, the Associated Press reports.
"The workers were eating a snack in the cafeteria during the morning, and there was a massacre," said a man quoted by the Swiss news website 20minutes, who had phoned the factory to check on the welfare of his father.
An emergency telephone line was set up for families of the factory's employees.
"There were three dead and seven injured, some of them seriously injured," prosecutors' spokesman Simon Kopp told Swiss newspaper Blick.