A car crashed into the entrance area of the Ilfis Center in Langnau in the Emmental. According to police, the driver of the car is dead.
- Lucas Orellano
- Celine Meisel
Kapo Bern confirms a deployment at the Ilfis Center in Langnau i. E. on Wednesday morning.
A man crashed into the entrance area and died.
The mall is closed all day.
On Wednesday morning, according to a news scout, a man raced into the entrance area of the Ilfis Center, a shopping center in Langnau in the Emmental. According to the news scout, there were five police cars on site, as well as ambulances. The entrance to the shopping center was destroyed, as pictures from 20 minutes show.
The Ilfis Center was closed for the whole day, as can be read on posted signs.
The Bern canton police confirmed a corresponding operation. The report was received at 7:40 a.m., at a time when the shopping center had not yet opened. The man drove into the entrance area of the Ilfis Center and died. How the man died and the exact background of the incident were unclear for a long time.
No evidence of a terrorist background
In the afternoon, the Bern canton police will inform you. “According to current knowledge, there is no evidence of a terrorist background,” said a press release. The incident was an alleged suicide. The man got out of the car and went to a shop where he had seriously injured himself.
Several emergency services from the Bern canton police, which had meanwhile been alerted, were able to locate the man and immediately initiated life-saving measures. A Rega helicopter crew immediately called up could only determine the death of the man on site. No other people were injured.
The Bern canton police, headed by the regional public prosecutor’s office in Emmental-Oberaargau, has started investigations to clarify the exact circumstances and background.
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