Netanyahu Sends Condolences to Germany after Munich Attack


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent a message of condolences to Germany on Saturday, a day after a German-Iranian teenager went on a shooting spree in the city of Munich, killing nine people.

“Israel sends its condolences to Germany for the murder of innocent citizens in the tragic shooting attack in Munich on Friday, and wishes those injured a speedy recovery,” the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement.

“Israel stands by Germany on this sad day,” the statement went on.

Over two dozen people were injured in the shooting attack.

The gunman, Ali Sonboly, was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims to their deaths through a faked Facebook posting, authorities said Saturday.

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