Shooting has been heard at the Olympia shopping mall in Munich, Germany, reports on social media say. In a video posted online, people can be seen running out of the building to seek shelter.
Police have confirmed that shots have been fired in the shopping mall. At the same time, police gave no information on casualties and did not reveal who was responsible for the incident, Reuters reports.
German media reports multiple deaths in the shooting in the Olympia center.
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A man entered the shopping mall and randomly opened fire, injuring many people, a person periscoping from the scene said. Then the shooter reportedly left the center and headed towards a raliway station.
The mall is being evacuated, people say online. Reports are circulating of 15 casualties. There has been no official information.
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A large number of police officers have been deployed to the scene. The nearby district has been blockaded by police.
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