No Indian affected in Munich attack: Sushma Swaraj

All Indians in Germany are safe and in case of any difficulty, they have been asked to reach out to the Consulate, says Swaraj

No Indian is reported to be injured or killed in a “terror attack” in Munich shopping complex where at least nine persons were killed after a gunman opened fired and reportedly killed self on Friday evening.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, in a tweet, said there were no Indian casualties in the Munich shopping mall attack in which at least nine people were killed.

Ambassador of India to Germany, Gurjit Singh told Sushma Swaraj that all Indians were safe and in case of any difficulty, they were asked to reach out to the consulate.

“Police think it was a lone shooter, who is dead. Situation seems to be at ease. All Indians remain vigilant. Do help others too,” the Ambassador said referring to the attack.

The attack took place on Friday night at Olympia-Einkaufszentrum shopping mall in Moosach district of Munich.

The 18-year-old Iranian origin attacker killed himself when he encountered police and was likely a lone shooter.