Fatalities reported as shots fired in Munich shopping centre, German police deployed

Munich Police have announced that the now dead terrorist was a likely a lone gunman.

Note- No confirmation only “reports” of as many as 15 dead, no official word yet. As many as 3 shooters, one lone gunman, now dead.

Munich police:Shooting suspects have Islamist background

DW has a live feed

18.56 Police have confirmed that the McDonald’s fast-food restaurant in the Olympia shopping center was attacked by the three shooters.

The police are calling it an act of “Terrorism”, took them awhile to come round.

From Reuters, again conflicting information on casualties (Official toll is now 6, I suspect that to rise) – video

The Bavarian Interior Ministry said three people were dead, NTV television reported. A Munich police spokeswoman said multiple people were killed or wounded.

“We believe we are dealing with a shooting rampage,” the spokeswoman said.

More than one gunman was believed to be involved and no one had been arrested, she said.

“We believe there was more than one perpetrator. The first reports came at 6 p.m., the shooting apparently began at a McDonald’s in the shopping center. There are still people in the shopping center. We are trying to get the people out and take care of them.”

Live Blog from Abendzeitung ( Again it mentions the McDonald’s’ shooting).

Cripes… This is not reassuring, Munich Police

German Police Munich

 

From SpiegelOnline “In a McDonald’s restaurant in front of the Olympia shopping center in Munich, several shots were fired, police said at 17:52. A police spokesman said there were several dead and injured.”

This video is genuine.

 

Report: Second shooting in Munich after multiple dead at shopping centre

Shooting at shopping mall in Munich, multiple deaths reported, shooter still at large

Multiple deaths are reported in a shooting at the Olympia shopping mall in Munich, Germany. Police confirmed that shots have been fired in the mall but gave no information on casualties.

There are conflicting reports on casualties. According to the local Muencher Abendzeitung, up to 15 people have been killed in the center, while German NTV channel puts the death toll at 10.

Multiple deaths have been confirmed by police, Reuters reports.

Upperdate – CNN reports “shooting incident is “over” but there are conflicting reports and who believes CNN anyway.

Twitter – #Munich ,  #München#Muenchen

Shots have been fired in a Munich shopping centre and a major police operation is under way German media is reporting.

Reports say the area round the shopping centre in the district of Moosach has been sealed off, but details of the incident are sketchy.

The security forces have been on alert after a migrant stabbed five people on a train in Bavaria on Monday.

The authorities had warned of the danger of further attacks.

Update – Google translateDeaths in shootout in Munich shopping center

Munich2Large-scale operation in the Olympia shopping center in Munich: In a shooting several people were killed – the police is based on an individual perpetrators.

In Munich Olympia Shopping Mall, several people are in a shootout killed and more injured. This was confirmed by the police of the SZ. The backgrounds are still unclear. The police is a large contingent at the scene. You currently assumes a single perpetrator, whether man or woman is unclear.

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