Berlin: At least eight people were on Wednesday killed and five others injured in a mass shooting that took place in the German city of Hanau. Also Read - Maldives, Germany, Italy, And Bangladesh Ban Travelers From India Amid Rising Coronavirus Cases

According to reports, the shooting was carried out by two unknown gunmen in two separate shisha bars in Hanau. Also Read - As Hospitals Gasp For O2, Indian Air Force to Fly in 23 Oxygen Plants From Germany

The suspects have been not been caught by the police yet. Also Read - Germany Extends Lockdown Till April 18, Urges Citizens to Stay At Home During Easter Celebrations

The motive behind the attack has not been ascertained either.

A large-scale search for the perpetrators is underway, police said.

Hanau is about 20 km east of Frankfurt, with a population of about 1,00,000.