A resident of Munich has committed an act of self-immolation in the city centre

In Munich, the 54-year-old local resident set fire to himself in the centre of the city on the night of Friday, may 19. About it reported in a press-service of police of the Bavarian capital, according to the Stuttgarter Nachrichten.

It is noted that the man drove his car on the Marienplatz, a historic square in the centre of Munich, and poured a few liters of gasoline.

Passers-by put out the flames with men. After this he was taken to hospital where he died.

The reasons for his actions are investigated by the police. However, on the machine a man left two inscriptions marker: “With the German land should never start a war” and “amry is the tip of the iceberg”.

19 December Christmas market in Central Berlin, the truck rammed the crowd. 12 people were killed, another 48 injured. The authorities acknowledged the incident a terrorist attack, on suspicion of his performance was a wanted 24-year-old Tunisian Anis Amri, driving a car. A few days later he was shot dead during clashes with Italian police in the suburbs of Milan.