Update: According to BILD information the attacker is allegedly Jens R. (48), a German without a criminal record. Police special forces are at his home address in Münster, on the street are many officials.
More at the Daily Mail – Three dead after minibus ploughs into diners outside restaurant leaving dozens injured before driver ‘shoots himself’ in front of shocked onlookers in German market town
“A man has shot himself after ploughing a minibus into a crowd in Germany, reportedly leaving three dead and more than 30 injured.
Pictures have emerged appearing to show the aftermath of the crash in Muenster, a town 300 miles west of Berlin.
It is understood a vehicle ploughed into a crowded pub following the crash the driver shot himself.
It is not yet known if the incident is terror related though some have reported that it has happened on the anniversary of the Stockholm attack, where five and 14 were injured when a stolen beer truck ploughed into a crowd.
Authorities are treating the incident as a terror attack and police are clearing the town centre.
Weird Translation – According to police, the alleged suspect has addressed himself.
Better translation: According to the information, a pickup truck drove into a seated group of people. There is talk of up to 30 injured. Well-informed sources said the driver shot himself. Even that is not officially confirmed.
More… 16:58: The city center is closed to the Lambertini Church. In the afternoon, a demonstration of 1,500 Kurds was to take place in Münster. Whether the attack is related to the demo is still unclear.
AP has a slightly different take: A leading German newspaper is reporting that authorities believe there is no terrorist motive behind the deadly van crash in Muenster and the driver is believed to be a middle-aged German man who had psychological issues.