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Germany: Shooting incident in Munich subway June 13

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

Event

Shots were fired 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 occurred while police were carrying out an identity check. It is unclear whether the shots were fired by the police or the suspect. According to media reports, a policewoman has been injured. The incident is not being treated as a terrorist incident.

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

Advice

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

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