Several feared dead in shooting at German shopping centre


Deaths Reported In Shooting at Munich Shopping Centre

A number of people are feared dead after a shooting at a shopping centre in Germany.

Shots were fired at the Olympia Einkaufszentrum mall in Munich, police said.

Munich Police told the dpa news agency in Germany they expected "several dead".

The force tweeted that the situation is "confusing" and warned people to avoid public spaces in the city.

The number of casualties or any fatalities have not yet been confirmed by authorities.

British nationals in Germany are being advised to comply with instructions from local authorities.

"Avoid this location and follow the advice of local authorities," a Foreign Office spokesman said.

People were seen fleeing from the building in videos posted on social media.

In one picture a person can be seen lying on the ground covered in blood outside the centre.