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Munich gunman 18 yrs old , no links to isis obsessed with shootings police germany

  • A number of people have been killed and another 21 people are injured after gunmen went on a shooting rampage
  • Police operation was launched in Munich, with force warning people to stay in their homes and avoid public spaces
  • Terrified shoppers were seen running for their lives from the Olympia Shopping Centre after hearing gunshots 
  • Witnesses said that the shopping centre gunman screamed 'I'm German' and 'Allahu Akbar' before shooting
  • Gunman reportedly fled after his shooting spree on the city underground network, which has now been shut down
  • His body was found half a mile from the scene. Police believe he acted alone after initially looking for three gunmen
  • He has now been named as Ali Sonboly, an 18-year-old Iranian, who has been living in Munich for over two years

Security restrictions lifted and public transport is operating as normal as police try to establish the killer's motive.

Neighbours of the attacker told German newspaper Bild that he 18-year-old was a 'quiet guy' . 







Ali Sonboly,18 year old Iranian was of iranian origin and born in Munich ,Germany


The gunman who killed nine people in Munich was obsessed with mass shootings and had no known links to the Islamic State group, German police say.


During a press conference today, the Munich police chief confirmed that Sonboly - whose father works as a taxi driver - had no links to ISIS


Police who searched his room found newspaper clippings on attacks including an article entitled "Why do students kill?", police told reporters.



The killer, who was born in Munich, was armed with a 9mm Glock pistol.

Friday evening's attack at the Olympia shopping mall also left 27 people injured, including children.




Three of the victims were from Kosovo.



The father of one of them, 21-year-old Dijamant Zabergja, was photographed holding a photo of his son near the mall on Saturday. The other two were young women.




Police say the gunman had been in psychiatric care, receiving treatment for depression.

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