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 10 people killed, 16 injured in Munich shootout; shooter committed suicide

10 people were killed and 16 more wounded as a result of a shooting in a mall in Munich, Germany.

Munich police wrote on Twitter, Censor.NET reports citing 112 TV Channel.

"A sad outcome of the evening: 10 people were killed, including the alleged shooter, and 16 more injured," the statement reads.

The attacker turned out to be an 18-year-old guy of Iranian origin with dual citizenship.

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According to the police, the shooter acted alone and committed suicide. Chief of the local police Hubertus Andre said the shooter's motives are still unknown.

Abendzeitung reported earlier that 15 people were killed in the attack and the attacker might have escaped.

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