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Germany: Shooting incident in Munich subway June 13 /update 1

Shots fired during ID checks in Munich subway station June 13; subway traffic suspended

13 Jun 09:38 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 6/13/2017, 12:00 AM until 6/13/2017, 11:59 PM (Europe/Berlin). COUNTRY/REGION Munich


A police officer is in a critical condition having been shot in the head, after a man grabbed her service pistol and opened fire in Munich’s Unterföhring subway station on the morning of Tuesday, June 13. According to the police the situation has been brought under control. The incident is not being treated as a terrorist incident, and is believed to have been motivated by personal reasons.

The station has been evacuated as a precaution and trains have been temporarily halted on the line. It is unclear when traffic will resume.


Individuals in Munich are advised to remain vigilant and report any suspicious objects or behavior to the relevant authorities.

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