The police are considering the incident to be an attack, according to media reports.

A car drove into pedestrians in Germany’s western town of Munster, leaving several people dead and injured, according to Spiegel Online news outlet.

Police have rushed to the scene and have asked people to avoid the area.

The Focus newspaper said that three people were killed and 30 others wounded. Westfälische Nachrichten news outlet reported citing a fire brigade’s spokesman that 50 people have been affected.

The perpetrator has reportedly shot himself.

Fire brigades, rescue and police teams have rushed to the scene.

Images of the attack have appeared on Twitter.

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