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Security expert says Germany is HIGH on ISIS hit list amid Munich attack

A SECURITY expert has warned Germany would be high on the Islamic State (ISIS) hit list amid reports at least nine have been killed after a shooting spree at a Munich shopping centre.


Police have said at least one gunman was involved in a “shooting rampage” in the Munich Olympia Shopping Centre today.

Raffaello Pantucci, the directory of international security studies at the The Royal United Services Institute, claims the Islamist death cult would have Germany high on its agenda.

He said: “It is unclear what we are looking at right now but looking at the German context about terrorism, Germany was one of the countries concerned about in respect of the threat.

“It’s a country Daesh or Islamic State have expressed an interest in attacking.

“They see it as one of the countries fighting in the alliance against them, it’s a a country with a lot of attention around immigration and it’s a major European power.

“We have seen a number of attacks and scares in Germany so it makes sense Germany is a country that would be targeted but at the moment we don’t know what we are dealing with.”

Shopping centres and other “soft targets” have become more common targets for terror cells leading for some to call for higher security.

Mr Pantucci said: “We know terrorist organisations are targeting soft targets and you can use airport-style security but the reality is they will turn to something else.

“If you harden everything except


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