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Munich: police rule out ISIL link

No link to ISIL identified – police 10 dead, 27 wounded Attacker had an “obsessive interest with mass shootings* Police in Munich say Friday’s shopping centre shooting has no connection with ISIL. Ten people were killed in the attack, the majority under 20. 27 were wounded, ten of them seriously. Giving updates at a press conference in the German city on Saturday, Police Chief Hubertus Andrae said a search of the attacker’s apartment has not uncovered any extremist material. “On the basis of our investigation there is no indication of a connection to ISIL. What we did find were documents relating to mass shootings. He seems to have had an obsessive interest in mass shootings,” he told reporters. Officers stressed the attack, which came five years to the day after Anders Behring Breivik gunned down 77 people in an attack in Norway, was not connected to the issue of refugees or immigration. Those who died Ten people were killed in the shooting spree, which began around 6pm local time. Two 15-year-olds Three 13-year-olds One 17-year-old One 19-year-old One 20-year-old One 45-year-old The attacker died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds, police have said. The attacker – what we know 18 year old student Born and raised in Munich German-Iranian national No criminal record Had been having psychiatric treatment The attack – more details Glock 9mm handgun used Serial number had been filed off Attacker was carrying 300 rounds of ammunition The Olympia Shopping Centre Public transport, which was shut down during the alert, has now reopened. However, stations serving the Olympia Shopping complex remain closed. The complex itself and a Mcdonald’s restaurant nearby remain closed while investigations are ongoing. There area near #OEZ remains locked down. Waiting for police to publish more about perpetrator. #Muenchen dwnews pic.twitter.com/lHyApnNPNf— Oliver Sallet (salleto) July 23, 2016

Explosion, gunman attacks rock Norway

January 1, 1970

A powerful explosion rocked a government building in central Oslo on Friday