An emergency call was received at 6pm local time after the man opened fire in a drugstore in the Olympia Shopping Centre in the Moosach district of the southern German city.
A police spokeswoman told German media: “We believe this is a big incident”. Police and ambulance crews were on site within minutes of the call.
The man is believed to have fled the shopping centre and headed for a nearby underground station. There was no indication as to the motivation of the attack. But
Germany is on high alert after a man wielding an axe and knife attacked train passengers near the southern city of Würzburg earlier this week.
The Olympia shopping centre is a two-tiered glass covered mall. It was built on the site of the 1972 Summer Olympics. The Munich Olympics was overshadowed by a terrorist attack in which 11 Israeli sportsmen and a German policeman were killed after being taken hostage by Palestinian terrorists.
Shots ay fired sa isang shopping center sa Munich. Narito kung ano ang alam namin sa ngayon: Ulat sabihin ang lugar sa paligid ng shopping center sa distrito ng Moosach ay tinanggal selyadong off, ngunit ang mga detalye ng insidente ay kulang . Ang isang malaking pulis operasyon ay sa ilalim ng paraan . Maraming tao ang namatay , ang Sueddeutsche Zeitung pahayagan quotes pulis bilang sinasabi.
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Die Mitarbeiter in den deutschen Shopping-Mall , wo Schießen heraus brach verstecken sich immer noch , hat ein Mitarbeiter gegenüber Reuters per Telefon. Fernsehsender NTV berichtete, dass die deutsche Polizei Spezialkräfte am Tatort eingetroffen war. "Viele Schüsse abgefeuert wurden , kann ich nicht sagen, wie viele , aber es ist viel gewesen , " der Mitarbeiter, der abgelehnt identifiziert werden, sagte von der Mall in München.
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