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Bus 'carrying teenagers' crashes in France

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A coach reportedly carrying teenagers has crashed in France injuring 13 passengers.

Three are believed to be seriously injured.

The bus crashed on its side on a motorway near Lons-le-Saunier, near Swiss border as it was travelling to Italy.

There were 48 people on board, most of whom were aged between 14 and 17.

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'Too early' to say if Munich shooting was terror attack

It is "too early" to tell whether a shooting at a Munich shopping centre was a terrorist attack or a "rampage," the city's police chief has said.

Police near the scene of the shooting in Munich Credit: APTN

Hubertus Andrae said more would become clear as the investigation continues.

Nine people were killed when a gunman - identified as an 18-year-old German-Iranian - opened fire at the Olympia shopping centre on Friday evening.

The suspect was later found dead of a self-inflicted wound.

Mr Andrae said the motive for the attack was not yet clear.

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Munich gunman 'was 18-year-old German-Iranian'

A dead man found near the Olympia shopping centre in Munich was the suspected gunman, police have confirmed.

In a press conference in the early hours of Saturday morning, Munich's police chief said the man had been identified as an 18-year-old German-Iranian who used a pistol to open fire at a nearby McDonald's.

Armed officers patrol the streets of Munich after the shooting Credit: APTN

The motive for the attack, in which nine others were killed and several were injured, is not yet clear.

The man then took his own life and was found in a side street near the centre. He was not previously known to police, the police chief added. He had both German and Iranian citizenship and had lived in Munich for more than two years.

Three people spotted fleeing the scene of the attack, who police initially believed had been responsible for the shooting, have been identified and were not involved.

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Ninth body found near scene of Munich shooting attack

A ninth body has been found just over half a mile from a shopping centre where gunmen opened fire, killing at least eight people, a police spokesman has confirmed.

German radio station Bayerischer Rundfunk reported that the dead man was wearing a red backpack, similar to that seen on one of the attackers who opened fire at McDonald's at the Olympia centre. A robot was reportedly investigating the bag.

The police spokesman added it was unclear whether the gunmen were still in the city or in the surrounding areas.

On Twitter, the force has confirmed it is investigating whether one of the dead may have been behind the shooting.


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Eyewitness: Everyone was really scared and confused

An eyewitness has described the moment she managed to escape from the shopping centre shooting in Munich, and described the moment of "panic".

Thamina Stoll told ITV News that she was walking towards the centre with her family when they were approached by a group fleeing from the scene.

She said the group heard the shooting and were "screaming and crying" and were "in panic".

Ms Stoll took them to her grandmother's apartment a short walk away, and said "about fifty people were running towards our house seeking shelter".

She added: "Everyone was really scared and confused. Nobody really knew what was going on."

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Munich police confirm at least six dead in shootings

Special forces police stand guard in Munich Credit: Reuters

Munich police have confirmed that at least six people have been killed in a mass shooting in the city.

It said the total number of casualties was still unknown in an update on Twitter.

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Staff still hiding inside Munich shopping centre

Employees are still hiding inside the mall

Workers have said they are still hiding inside a Munich shopping centre after a shooting in the building.

One employee reported that "many shots were fired" during the incident and he saw one person lying on the ground with serious injuries.

Many shots were fired, I can't say how many but it's been a lot.

All the people from outside came streaming into the store and I only saw one person on the ground who was so severely injured that he definitely didn't survive. We have no further information, we're just staying in the back in the storage rooms. No police have approached us yet.

– Shopping centre employee

Woman is fearful for sister trapped in Munich shootings

Lisa Kirkham's sister Jane Hampton lives in the city. Credit: PA

A woman from Nottingham says she is fearful for her sister who is among those trapped in shops near the Munich shooting.

Lisa Kirkham's sister Jane Hampton lives in the city. Lisa says she has Whats App messages from her saying she's OK but they are trapped in a plaza near to the main shooting scene shopping area.

Police have confirmed to German media there have been 'multiple deaths' after shots were fired at a Munich shopping centre.

A spokesperson for Munich Police has said today's shooting in the city is "suspected terrorism".

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