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    Police Operation Underway in Munich After Reported Gunfire

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    Earlier in the day, residents of the AU-Haidhausen sounded the alarm, reporting sounds of gunfire which had occurred in the area to police.

    A huge police operation is underway in the centre of the Bavarian capital; Munich police issued a statement recommending that people avoid the area.

    ​Earlier in the day, gunfire was reported on Ohlmüllerstraße street. Emergency services are on the street.

    ​Local media reported, citing police, that there might be two fatalities.

    ​Bayrischer Rundfunk reports that the suspected gunman had shot dead an unnamed person and then killed himself; police arrived at the scene and found two bodies.

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