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Germany: Munich police maintain heavy presence following mall shooting02:00

Germany: Munich police maintain heavy presence following mall shooting

Germany, Munich
July 23, 2016 at 06:52 GMT -00:00 · Published

Police officers continued to surround the Olympia Einkaufszentrum in Munich, Saturday, following the deadly shooting at the shopping centre on Friday.

The attack, which left at least nine people dead, was carried out by a lone gunman who then killed himself. Sixteen people were also injured in the assault, three of them critically. Police are still investigating the motive behind the shooting.

The suspect was identified as an 18-year-old German-Iranian dual national who was a resident of Munich. Prior to the attack the suspect was not known to police.

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Police officers continued to surround the Olympia Einkaufszentrum in Munich, Saturday, following the deadly shooting at the shopping centre on Friday.

The attack, which left at least nine people dead, was carried out by a lone gunman who then killed himself. Sixteen people were also injured in the assault, three of them critically. Police are still investigating the motive behind the shooting.

The suspect was identified as an 18-year-old German-Iranian dual national who was a resident of Munich. Prior to the attack the suspect was not known to police.

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