Shafaq News / Police said that eight people were killed on Wednesday evening in two attacks in a German city near Frankfurt, and that special forces were chasing the gunmen who fled in a car.
Heavily armed police forces blocked two streets in Hanau city, where ambulances rushed.
The police helicopter flew over the city to the east of Frankfurt, the financial center.
The motive for the shooting remains unknown. Local media said that gunmen opened fire on two cafes in Hanau.
The gunmen fled in a black car. The police set up a hotline for citizens to provide any information that could lead to the arrest of the perpetrators.