Van Attack in Germany – level 3

13-04-2018 15:00

Two people died and some 20 were injured when a van drove into a restaurant terrace area in Münster, a city in western Germany.

Afterwards, the 48-year-old driver shot and killed himself. The state’s interior minister said that he was a lone German who suffered mental health problems and was known to police. He was not a refugee.

Police searched four homes associated with the attacker – there were no clues pointing to an extremist or political motive.

Difficult words: interior minister (the government leader in charge of issues in a country), associated (connected with), clue (evidence, a sign that can mean something).

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