Three Turks among people killed in Munich attack - Turkish foreign minister

A woman and her children light candles to commemorate the victims at the entrance of the subway station near the shopping mall Olympia Einkaufzentrum in Munich on July 23, 2016.
A woman and her children light candles to commemorate the victims at the entrance of the subway station near the shopping mall Olympia Einkaufzentrum in Munich on July 23, 2016.PHOTO: AFP

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Three Turkish citizens were among nine people killed in a shooting attack in Munich on Friday (July 22), Turkey's foreign minister said on Saturday.

In an interview with local television station NTV, Mevlut Cavusoglu identified the Turkish victims of the attack carried out by an 18-year-old near a busy shopping mall as two teenagers and a woman.

Germany is home to a large ethnic Turkish minority.