Active shooter leaves several people dead after opening fire at hookah bar

A gunman has left seven people dead after opening fire at a hookah bar in Germany.

Emergency services have descended on Kurt-Schumacher-Platz, a central square in the town of Hanau, located to the east of Frankfurt.

The shots were fired from a moving car, German media reports.

A helicopter is now circling the scene, as authorities launch a hunt for the attacker.

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