A van has ran over a group of people in the German city of Münster, in the northwest of the country, causing several deaths and injuries, as reported today by the police of the federal state of North Rhine Westphalia.
According to police sources , the driver of the vehicle killed himself after running over the group of people.
There are dead and injured. Please avoid the place, “said the police through his Twitter account, where he asked neighbors and visitors not to approach the city center.
#Kiepenkerl Es gibt Tote und Verletzte. Bitte den Bereich meiden. Mehr Infomationen gibt es hier. Wir sind vor Ort
— Polizei NRW MS (@Polizei_nrw_ms) April 7, 2018
The police, who have deployed a large operation and cordoned off the area, requested that the area be cleared to facilitate the work of the rescue services.
The authorities have also requested through social networks to avoid speculation and rumors to facilitate police work.