A total of 10 people were killed and 21 others were injured in the German city of Munich when an 18-year old Iranian gunman opened fire near Olympia-Einkaufszentrum shopping mall in the Moosach district. The lone gunman later shot himself after encountering the police.
This is a second such attack in Europe this month.
Here is a timeline of attacks in Europe over the years:
- July 14, 2016: 84 people were killed without over 50 critically injured when a Tunisian man ploughed a truck through the Bastille Day crowd in the French Riviera city of Nice. That attacker was shot down by the police. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.
- June 28, 2016: At least 31 people were killed in an attack at Ataturk International Airport by three suicide bombers who blew themselves up, Turkish media and the Associated Press reported.
- March 22, 2016: At least 31 people were killed and 150 injured in three explosions at the Brussels airport and at a downtown metro stop. Belgium’s federal prosecutor confirmed that the incidents were suicide attacks.
- March 13, 2016: 37 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in a central neighborhood in Turkey’s capital of Ankara. The Kurdistan Freedom Hawks (TAK) militant group claimed responsibility.
- November 13, 2015: 130 people were killed and hundreds wounded in a series of attacks by gunmen and suicide bombers at cafes, a rock concert and a stadium in Paris. The Islamic State claimed responsibility.
- Jan. 7, 2015: Brothers Cherif and Said Kouachi stormed the Paris offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, killing 11 people at the start of three days of terror. Another militant, Amedy Coulibaly later shot and killed a policewoman before shooting more people dead at the Hyper Cacher market in Paris. The attackers were killed in standoffs with police.
- May 24, 2014: Four are killed at the Jewish Museum in Brussels by an intruder with a Kalashnikov automatic rifle. The suspect is a former French fighter linked to the Islamic State group in Syria.