Van ploughs into pedestrians in German city of Muenster

SEVERAL people are dead and as many as 30 others are injured after a car ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians in Germany.

The incident took place in the city of Muenster, about three hours by car south-west of Hamburg on Saturday afternoon local time, and members of the public have been warned to stay away from “inner city areas” by police.

The Associated Press reports the driver of the car has killed himself.

Authorities are treating it as a deliberate act.

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