Putin Offers Condolences to German Nation After Deadly Munich Shooting

© AP Photo / Matthias BalkPolice officer search a residential area near the Olympia shopping centre after a shooting was reported there in Munich.
Police officer search a residential area near the Olympia shopping centre after a shooting was reported there in Munich. - Sputnik International
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Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to the people of Germany following the deadly shooting in Munich in a letter addressed to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Minister President of Bavaria Horst Seehofer, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Saturday.

Police secures the entrance to a subway station near a shopping mall where a shooting took place on July 22, 2016 in Munich - Sputnik International
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Friday, a shooter killed at least nine people and injured over a dozen at a Munich mall. He then committed suicide. According to police, the shooter was an 18-year-old German of Iranian origin, his motives are unknown so far.

"The Russian president, in a telegram, conveyed words of sympathy and support to the families and friends of the victims [of the shooting] and wished a speedy recovery to the injured," the Kremlin press service said in a statement.

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