Munich Shooting

U.S. Embassy in Germany – Security Message Update on Munich Shootings

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The United States Embassy in Germany has issued the following security message update for U.S. Citizens.

Security Message Update for U.S. Citizens: Munich Shootings

Munich police have announced a “Cautious All Clear” for Munich as of 1:26 AM local time, and that public transport service has resumed. Air traffic at the Munich airport continues to arrive and depart as scheduled without interruption.

Munich police believe that a single shooter was responsible for the shootings, and that the shooter is now dead.

U.S. citizens should continue to:

  • Exercise vigilance when in public places or using mass transportation.
  • Be aware of immediate surroundings and avoid crowded places.
  • Follow the instructions of local authorities, especially in an emergency.
  • Monitor media and local event information sources and factor updated information into your travel plans and activities.
  • Be prepared for additional security screening and unexpected disruptions.
  • Stay in touch with your family, have a plan if you are separated and ensure they know to reach you in the event of an emergency.

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