German police officers watch over a security check near the capital's Brandenburg Gate on December 31, 2016, as revellers arrive for New Year celebrations.
Security has been tightened for the annual concert event, after a Tunisian man ploughed through a Christmas market on December 19, killing 12 people. / AFP / John MACDOUGALL        (Photo credit should read JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)
German police officers watch over a security check near the capital's Brandenburg Gate on December 31, 2016, as revellers arrive for New Year celebrations. Security has been tightened for the annual concert event, after a Tunisian man ploughed through a Christmas market on December 19, killing 12 people. / AFP / John MACDOUGALL (Photo credit should read JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Germany: The German state police on Friday shot dead a man accused of randomly attacking a group of workers outside a German bakery at Fulda. According to reports, the police, in a statement said that they responded to a distress call made at around 4:30 am (local time) informing of a man launching random attacks on the people assembled near the Frankfurt Street.

the police arrived at the location, they found that the man was attacking other people with stones and a sort of truncheon. Following that the police shot dead the man. They refused to disclose the identity of the deceased. Reportedly, the bakery was closed at the time of the incident and the victims were largely the employees and a delivery driver of the bakery. Some of the people were seriously injured in the incident and had to be admitted to a nearby hospital. Further investigation is underway to ascertain the motive of the attacker.

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