Sunday 25 October, 2020

Several killed after car drives into pedestrians in Germany

Police in the western German city of Muenster say a car has crashed into a crowd there, killing several people and injuring others.

Police tweeted Saturday afternoon that residents should "avoid the area near the Kiepenkerl pub" where a large-scale police operation is underway.

Kiepenkerl is a popular bar in the city's historic downtown area.

The German news agency dpa reported, citing anonymous sources, that the car drove into the crowd.

A police spokeswoman said there were several dead. 

Local authorities said approximately 30 people were injured in the accident.

More as this story is updated.

 

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