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One death and multiple injuries reported after Munich shopping centre shooting

The scene in Munich this evening
The scene in Munich this evening

A shooting which occurred in Germany this evening has reportedly seen one person killed, while 10 others were injured in the attack.

One person is reported to have been killed after a suspected gunman opened fire in a Munich shopping centre.

A police cordon has been put in place around the area of the shooting, reports say.

The Olympia Einkaufszentrum shopping centre, in the Moosach district of Munich, was targeted

Germany security forces were already on high alert following a stabbing attack carried out by a migrant on a German train on Monday.

Warnings were issued following Monday's incident that further attacks could occur.

Munich police have advised people to avoid the area, while workers are apparently unable to leave their shops in the centre where the shooting too place.

Reports suggest that the attack was carried out by one person, while helicopters are said to be circling the scene.