In Dresden, the police have moved out to an operation. According to the police, it's about a hostage situation. The police initially did not give any further details.
The police initially did not want to confirm media reports that a person had been shot dead. The situation is still very confusing, said a spokesman for the German Press Agency.
Because of the operation, there are traffic restrictions in the city center. Public transport is also affected, the police tweeted.
More information will follow shortly.