Germany: Muenster Mayor ‘mourns’ van attack tragedy

SOT, journalist (German): «How many people were injured? How many people died and how many were injured?» SOT, Andreas Bode, spokesman for Muenster police (German): «The latest numbers are three people dead, several heavily and lightly injured.» SOT, journalist (German): «The city center has been cordoned-off. Why this measure?» SOT, Andreas Bode, spokesman for Muenster police (German): «It... Еще's an ordinary procedure after such incidents that such a large area is being cordoned off. My colleagues are examining now the vehicle and the items found inside it to find out the reason of the incident.» SOT, journalist (German): «I've seen SEK units [Special Deployment Commando] at the scene. Why?» SOT, Andreas Bode, spokesman for Muenster police (German): «I don't have such info.» SOT, journalist (German): «Okay, they were standing behind the church and waiting for their operation. That's why I asked… There are rumors that someone was arrested.» SOT, Andreas Bode, spokesman for Muenster police (German): «I cannot provide any info on any arrests at the moment.» SOT, journalist (German): «[It is said] that a flat was searched [by police].» SOT, Andreas Bode, spokesman for Muenster police (German): «I cannot provide any info on any flat searches at the moment.» Mayor of Muenster Wilhelm Lewe spoke of his city's sadness after a van ploughed into people sitting outside restaurants in a popular town square on Saturday. Two people were killed and a further 20 injured in the incident. «Muenster mourns the death of people from this afternoon and we feel connected to the relatives in pain. So, we wish the injured people quick and complete recovery,» Lewe told reporters. Muenster police spokesperson Andreas Bode confirmed that the driver of the vehicle, male, killed himself at the scene. He refused to comment on whether the police had many arrests or conducted flat searches following the incident. Authorities have there is no indication it was an Islamist attack. An investigation has been opened.

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