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    German Newspaper Releases Photo of Munich Killer

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    German newspaper Das Bild released a photo of the shooter who opened fire at passers-by in the center of Munich.

    According to latest reports, it turned out that the deadly Munich shooting, which claimed the lives of 10 people and left 27 injured, was initiated by 18-year-old German citizen of Iranian origin Ali Sonboli.

    German newspaper Das Bild posted the photo of the shooter on its Twitter.

    ​Earlier, German police denied rumors connecting the perpetrator to terrorist organizations.

    "The shooter was 18 years old, he was born and grew up in Munich. He was a school student, a search has been conducted in his apartment, in the room where he lived. The search exposed no links to Daesh," Munich police chief Hubertus Andrae told German media on Saturday.

    At the same time, prosecutor Thomas Steinkraus-Koch said that the killer could have had mental problems and visited the doctor due to depression. The information, however, has not yet been confirmed.

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