PUTRAJAYA, Jul 23 – The Foreign Affairs Ministry said no Malaysians were affected in the shooting incident reportedly perpetrated by a lone assailant, at the Olympia Einkaufzentrum, a shopping mall in central Munich, Germany yesterday. In a statement, Wisma Putra said the German authorities have stated that 10 people, including the alleged gunman, were killed and 16 others injured.
In the meanwhile, it said the Embassy of Malaysia in Berlin and the Consulate General of Malaysia in Frankfurt are in close contact with the local authorities and also have provided timely updates to the Malaysian community in the city over the incident.
It said several groups of Malaysians who were near the vicinity of the mall during the incident, including a team of Malaysian athletes who are currently participating in the 7th Track Open bowling tournament in Munich, have contacted our diplomatic missions and reported to be safe at secured locations. Wisma Putra also conveys its deepest sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims of the incident. — Bernama