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Multiple deadly attacks in Munich: OEZ shopping mall and Stachus

Largest Munich shopping mall under terror attack

Jul 22, 2016

A tourism must point of visit in Munich, a major attraction for visitors to the Bavarian capital city, is OEZ Munich. A possible terror attack in the popular OEZ Munich, the largest shopping mall in Bavaria's s capital of Munich, is currently underway.

A second shooting has been reported in the Stachus area. Popular among tourists, it's a large square in central Munich, southern Germany. The square was officially named Karlsplatz in 1797 after the unpopular Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria.

Residents and tourists in the center of Munich are requested to stay inside.

Latest updates talk about 10-15 dead. Rumors are emerging about multiple locations. Police helicopters have been seen leaving the shopping center scene chasing into different directions. There is no official word this was related to a terror attack.

Pictures of a bloody dead body and a shooting scene are showing up in social media.

The Olympia-Einkaufszentrum is a shopping mall opened in 1972. It is located in the Moosach district of Munich, Germany.

In the course of the decades, Bavaria's largest shopping center has been expanded even further and modernized. An innovative world of shopping established itself as an attraction for the region. The Olympia Einkaufszentrum presents itself on two light-flooded levels as a multi-faceted shopping landscape. Department stores, 135 trendy shops, large clothing businesses as well as many attractive cafés and restaurants under the impressive glass roof turn a stroll through the centre into a relaxed shopping experience. Not only exclusive labels and current fashion trends are represented, but almost everything that enriches and inspires life: individual accessories, the very latest beauty products and market-fresh foods.

In the Olympia Einkaufszentrum it is not only pleasant to go on a stroll, rummage around and try on clothes, but also to enjoy a gourmet meal to your heart's content. Whether fish or meat, vegetables or pasta, German cuisine or exotic culinary delights – the gastronomic choice in the OEZ is diverse and attracts the gourmet into the world of shopping. Creative events, such as fashion shows and exhibitions, contribute to the wide-ranging ambience of the Olympia Einkaufszentrum, turning a look around the shops into a very special experience for young and old, even when it is wet and windy outside.

The name comes from the simultaneous construction of the adjacent home of the press for the Summer Olympics in 1972.


The area around the mall has been sealed off by German police.

Police actions are in full swing, eTN will update as soon as news becomes available.

Largest Munich shopping mall under terror attack

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