No Indian casualty in Munich attack: MEA

Sushma-SwarajNew Delhi, (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said there were no Indian casualties in the Munich shopping mall attack in which at least 10 people were killed.

“I have spoken to Gurjit Singh our Ambassador in Germany. He has informed me that there was no Indian casualty in the Munich attack,” Swaraj tweeted.

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 lone shooter who is dead. Situation seems to 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 the Moosach district of Munich.

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

Medaram Jathara

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