90 Miles From Tyranny : At least 3 killed 20 injured after van plows through crowd in Muenster, Germany

Saturday, April 7, 2018

At least 3 killed 20 injured after van plows through crowd in Muenster, Germany

At least three people were killed and 20 others were injured Saturday after a van drove into a crowd of pedestrians in front of a popular bar in the German city of Muenster, police said.

The driver of the van shot himself to death following the crash, Andreas Bode, a police spokesman, told reporters. Officers said a suspicious object was found inside the van and they were still investigating what it is and if it is dangerous. Police said the main reason the area was cordoned off was due to the suspicious object.

Police have asked people to avoid the area where a large-scale police operation is underway. (AP)

The van crashed into people sitting in front of the popular Kiepenkerl bar in the city's historic downtown area. Bode said six of the 20 injured were in critical condition.

Police in Muenster have asked citizens to "avoid the area near the Kiepenkerl pub" as authorities investigate the incident. A large-scale police operation is currently underway.

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