Indian consulate in Munich puts out advisory after shooting

  • IANS, Berlin
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2016 02:53 IST
Police secure the entrance to a subway station near a shopping mall where a shooting took place in Munich on Friday. (AFP Photo)

The Indian consulate in Munich has put out an advisory and helpline numbers so that Indians in Munich could report their safety from the shooting rampage at a mall in the German city of Munich in which eight people have been killed and several injured.

Read: Live updates on Munich attack

“Safety of Indian nationals may be informed on Indian Consulate, Munich helpline numbers 0171 2885973, 01512 3595006, 0175 4000667,” a post said on official Twitter account of the Consulate General of India in Munich, Germany.

“All those undertaking travel to Munich are advised to be in touch with their respective airlines/travel agencies,” another post said.

Meanwhile, Ambassador of India to Germany Gurjit Singh tweeted that people should follow the police advice.

“#Munichattack. Situation live& not conclusive. #IndianCommunity must follow police advice:stayindoors help others stayin touch with groups,” Singh wrote on official twitter account IndianAmb in Germany @AmbGurjitSingh.

“#Munichattack.our heart is for Munich &Germany,” another tweet said.

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