An armed man who was gunned down by the police at a cinema complex in Viernheim, western Germany, had a hand grenade and was wearing a suicide belt, German Bild newspaper reports.
According to the paper, the grenade was discovered by the police after the incident.
An eyewitness told Bild that the attacker was speaking in “broken German language.”
The police said that they currently have no leads linking the man to radical Islam, and other motives are being looked into.
A masked man entered the cinema at midday on Thursday. According to initial reports, he was carrying a rifle and had cartridge belt around his shoulder.
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