Van plows into crowd in Germany; 3 reported dead

A van plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in the city of Muenster, Germany, killing several of them Saturday night, police said. Google Maps screenshot

April 7 (UPI) — Three people died and several others were injured Saturday when a delivery van plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in western Germany city, according to media reports.

Another 30 people were injured in Muenster, near the Kiepenkerl statue, around 3:30 p.m., the BBC reported. Some people are said to be in serious condition.

Police said the van’s driver killed himself.

No official numbers have been released on how many people have died, but CNN  reported three were killed.

The incident is being treated as a deliberate attack, a police spokeswoman told CNN.

The attack happened in an older part of the town, which is popular on weekends.

It also occurred on the one-year anniversary of the Stockholm terror attack in Sweden where a suspect drove a stolen truck into a crowd of pedestrians on a busy street, and four people were killed with several other people injured.


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