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17 injured in firing on Mother’s Day in US New Orleans

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NEW ORLEANS: In the United States‚ 17 people have been wounded when gunmen opened fire on dozens of people marching in a Mothe r’s Day neighborhood parade in New Orleans.

A 10-year-old boy and 10-year-old girl were grazed by bullets but are in good condition‚ New Orleans Police spokesman Garry Flot said in a statement. A woman and a man were in surgery Sunday evening‚ but there were no fatalities and most wounds were not life threatening‚ police said.

According to police‚ most victims were grazed by bullets.

Authorities saw three people running away from the scene after the shooting. At least one suspect was described as a man between the ages of 18 and 22.

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