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10 Dead in Munich Including Gunman: As It Happened

Underground trains have been suspended and cab drivers have been told to avoid picking up passengers in and around the area.

CNN-News18 | July 23, 2016, 03:16 IST
10 Dead in Munich Including Gunman: As It Happened
At least nine people are reported dead after three gunmen went on rampage inside a shopping mall in Munich, South Germany on Friday evening.

Initial reports had suggested the presence of only one shooter but the Munich police are on the lookout for at least three gunmen in and around the area based on eyewitness accounts.
Jul 23, 2016 03:16 (IST)

Unclear if shooters are still in Munich or outlying areas, says police: Reuters

Jul 23, 2016 03:13 (IST)

Earlier reports of a second shooting in the city centre turned out to be false alarm

Jul 23, 2016 03:04 (IST)

Chancellor Angela Merkel to convene German security council after Munich shootings, says spokesman: AFP

Jul 23, 2016 02:52 (IST)
Jul 23, 2016 02:41 (IST)

According to CNN the death toll in the Munich attack has risen to nine

Jul 23, 2016 02:24 (IST)

German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung tweets that police say

there are no indications this was an 'Islamic terror attack'.

Jul 23, 2016 02:17 (IST)

Munich under lockdown as manhunt for at least 3 gunmen continue

Jul 23, 2016 02:04 (IST)

Death toll in Munich shooting rampage rises to eight: AFP

Jul 23, 2016 01:59 (IST)

German president says 'horrified' by 'murderous attack' in Munich

Jul 23, 2016 01:52 (IST)
Jul 23, 2016 01:32 (IST)

Munich police have asked online commentators to avoid speculation about the attack

Jul 23, 2016 01:21 (IST)
Jul 23, 2016 01:16 (IST)

Eyewitness tells CNN her 8-year-old son saw a man reload a gun. The man is said to have shouted 'allah-o-akbar'

Jul 23, 2016 01:02 (IST)

Munich police spokesman Peter Beck tells AP: 6 dead, several wounded in mall shooting.

Jul 23, 2016 00:58 (IST)

According to BBC, German tabloid Bild says police are being drafted in from Austria to help in Munich.

Jul 23, 2016 00:52 (IST)

"We are going to pledge all the support they may need," Obama added. 

Jul 23, 2016 00:51 (IST)

US President Barack Obama has pledged support for Germany.

"We don't yet know exactly what's happening there but obviously our hearts go out to those who may have been injured," he said before speaking at a White House meeting. 

Jul 23, 2016 00:46 (IST)

Safety of Indian nationals may be informed on our Munich helpline numbers:  

0171 2885973, 01512 3595006, 0175 4000667: Indian Consulate

Jul 23, 2016 00:42 (IST)
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Major police presence at the scene in the city's Moosach district in Munich

Jul 23, 2016 00:34 (IST)

Police are speaking of an "acute terror threat", according to local German media.

Jul 23, 2016 00:16 (IST)

Second police operation underway in centre of Munich separate from the Olympia Shopping mall, policewoman tells CNN

Jul 23, 2016 00:08 (IST)

Munich main train station evacuated, metro and bus transport suspended: AFP

Jul 23, 2016 00:05 (IST)

Firing reported outside McDonalds in Munich. German police looking for more than one gunmen.

Jul 23, 2016 00:03 (IST)

German public broadcaster BR reports 6 people have been killed so far in the shootout at Munich

Jul 22, 2016 23:53 (IST)

Munich police says on Facebook that eyewitnesses are reporting 3 different people with weapons: Reuters

Jul 22, 2016 23:45 (IST)

 Three suspected gunmen in German shooting: AFP

10 Dead in Munich Including Gunman: As It Happened
In this frame grab taken from video, people run from the Olympia Einkaufszentrum shopping centre after a shooting, (Picture Courtesy: AP)

Munich Police has termed the entire situation as one of acute terror threat and have asked people be restrict movement.

The entire Munich city was on lockdown as the police launched a manhunt for the gunmen.

According to CNN, unconfirmed mobile phone footage appeared to show a man shooting outside a McDonald's restaurant.

Munich Police have said they have no clue where the shooters are.

"Look after yourselves and continue to avoid public places," their social media account said.

Underground trains have been suspended and cab drivers have been told to avoid picking up passengers in and around the area.

According to Associated Press, Munich's Sueddeutsche Zeitung paper had reported that the city's transit system has shut down following the mall shooting.

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