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German police shoot dead man in bakery rampage

AFP  |  Berlin 

Police in the central German city of said they shot dead a young Afghan refugee who went on a violent in a bakery early today.

The 19-year-old allegedly attacked the of a delivery truck at the bakery at 4:20 am (0220 GMT), before smashing the shop's windows, local police and prosecutors said.

As police arrived on the scene, the young man flung stones at the officers.

Police subsequently opened fire, killing the man.

His motives, as well as the circumstances of the attack were as yet unclear, added authorities.

A told AFP that there were currently no indication that the attack was due to political reasons.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 00:35 IST
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