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Boris Johnson 'shocked and appalled' by Munich attack

Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has offered his condolences to people in Munich after a gunman murdered nine people and injured 16 others before killing himself.

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said: "I am shocked and appalled by the terrible attack Munich, and the loss of life.

"My thoughts are with those injured and the families of those killed. We stand ready to assist our friends in Germany."

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn also tweeted support:

Flowers and candles near scene of Munich shooting

Flowers and candles have been laid near the scene of a deadly attack in Munich.

Nine people were killed in the attack at the Olympia shopping centre by the gunman, identified as an 18-year-old German Iranian, before he turned his gun on himself.

A woman lights candles in tribute to those killed Credit: RTV
Flowers have been tied to railings near the centre Credit: Reuters


Early morning raid in Munich as police search for motive

Police have carried out an early morning raid at an apartment in Munich after a gunman opened fire at a city shopping centre, killing nine people before turning the gun on himself.

Police raided the apartment after a shooting at the Olympia shopping centre Credit: Reuters

The attacker, identified as an 18-year-old who had both German and Iranian nationality, was found dead in an alleyway near the Olympia shopping centre where the attack took place.

Police have said the motive for the attack is not yet clear, saying it was "too early" to say whether it was a terrorist attack or a "shooting rampage".

The apartment in Munich was searched for evidence Credit: Reuters

It was not immediately clear to whom the apartment searched by police belonged, but officers said they were looking for evidence in connection with the attack.

'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.

Three in life-threatening condition after Munich shooting

Three people are fighting for their lives in hospital after bein injured in a shooting at a shopping centre in Munich, the city's police chief said - while children and young people were among those hit.

Security teams respond after the shooting Credit: APTN

Ten people - including the suspected gunman - are dead and 16 others hurt after the attack at the Olympia centre on Friday evening.

Three remain in a critical condition.

Police chief Hubertus Andrae said children were among those wounded in the shooting, while the dead included "youths".

The motive for the attack remains unclear, he added.


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.

Police ask people to stop sharing pictures of Munich victims

Police in Munich have asked people to stop sharing images of those killed in a shooting attack at a shopping centre in the city, demanding they "show more respect".

Nine people were killed in the attack, as well as the suspected gunman.

Munich transport reopens as shooting death toll hits 10

Munich's public transport system has reopened after a lockdown was put into place in the wake of a deadly shooting at a shopping centre in the city, police have confirmed.

It comes as the death toll reached 10, including one person suspected of being among the gunmen who attacked the Olympia centre.

Munich's main railway station was closed Credit: Reuters

On Twitter, Munich police gave a "cautious" all-clear, saying they had found someone wanted by Interpol who had killed themselves.

They now believe the man had acted alone, they added.

It was initially believed three shooters had been working together.

The deserted railway station in Munich in the midst of the lockdown Credit: Reuters

'At least 10 injured' in Munich shopping centre shooting

At least 10 people were injured in a shooting attack at a Munich shopping centre, police have said.

Nine people have been confirmed dead, including one whom police suspect may have been one of the gunmen.

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