Munich shooting: Police say six dead as manhunt continues
July 22, 2016 8:00 pm
German police are engaged in a huge anti-terror manhunt in the city of Munich after six people died in a shopping mall shooting.
Police confirmed six deaths at the Olympia mall and several wounded.
The attackers are still on the run. Witnesses said they had seen three with guns.
Police urged people to avoid public places.
Shop workers are still in the mall, in the north-western Moosach district. Public transport has been suspended.
Police are now describing it as “an acute terror situation”. They say the first reports of a shooting in Hanauer Street came in just before 18:00 (16:00 GMT).
The Bavarian capital’s central railway station has been evacuated.