Published On: Sat, Jul 23rd, 2016

Shots fired at shopping center in Munich

A Munich police spokeswoman said multiple people were killed or wounded.An earlier video purporting to show the shooter, dressed in black, firing 20 shots has been posted on Twitter. ‘Helicopter, sirens and people on the street #Munich #shooting #OEZ #München, ‘ she said.Hate crimes and attacks against migrants exploded after arrivals spiked to more than one million a year ago, mostly from the Middle East and Africa. Police shot and killed him in a confrontation.TV images showed dozens of emergency vehicles outside the mall.A cordon appears to be in place and the area has been evacuated. Bavarian public broadcaster Bayrischer Rundfunk and Munich-based Focus magazine, citing sources they did not identify, said six people were killed.Police in Munich, Germany respond to a shooting at a shopping center.Munich public transit operator MVG says all subway, bus and trolley cars have been shut down because of the police operation until further notice. Nice city hall puts up names of 84 truck attack victims
This same man also sent text messages found on a phone seized at Bouhlel’s that read: “I’m not Charlie. French intelligence services had no knowledge of any of the suspects. As special forces deployed in the city, some people remained holed up in the Olympia shopping centre which police said had been evacuated.Officials in Germany fear that Friday’s “shooting rampage” in Munich, which left as many as 15 dead, was an act of terrorism. Munich police declared an “akute terrorlage” or “acute terrorist situation”, triggering the shutdown of major roads, Süddeutsche Zeitung reported. “Leave the street”, the Munich police tweet said.In Washington, President Obama reacted to the shooting in remarks to his policing task force.Munich police are calling the Friday afternoon attack “suspected terrorism”.A police spokesman said, via translation, “up to three” suspects were still on the loose.The statement by White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says the U.S. The extent of the injuries and deaths are now unknown as police continue to secure the area.This is the second violent incident to take place in Germany this week.Another shooting reportedly occurred at Isartor square, close to the city center, according to some Twitter posts. The spokesperson said it wasn’t clear whether the suspects were still in or near the mall or if they had gone elsewhere. Obama to police: Thanks for serving, ‘we have your backs’
Gerald, Garafalo and Jackson are among 10 law enforcement officers killed over a span of 10 turbulent days around the country. Mr Obama telephoned the families of the Baton Rouge officers on Monday to offer his and the first lady’s condolences. Meanwhile, a video allegedly taken of a shooter outside a McDonald’s in Munich is also making the rounds on social media.The shopping centre in the northern part of Munich is not far from the city’s Olympic stadium in the Moosach district of the Bavarian capital.British nationals in Germany are being advised to comply with instructions from local authorities.”We have no further information, we’re just staying in the back in the storage rooms. We are in touch with the relevant authorities”.No details were immediately available on injuries or who was responsible for the shooting, a police spokeswoman said.”The shooting moved from that street to the shopping centre”.In the latest attack in France, 31-year-old Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel used a truck to mow down 84 people, including children, in the Riviera city of Nice last week.”My thoughts are with those injured and the families of those killed”. Kohli hits double ton to fire India
India had started off the day at their overnight score of 302/4, with the two batsmen looking to bat as long as possible. Ravichandran Ashwin, who shared a 168-run partnership for the fifth wicket with Kohli, went for 113.

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