Five children found dead in apartment building as police make grim discovery

The bodies of five children have been found by police in a building in the German town of Solingen, it has been reported.

The horrific discovery was made at a private apartment in Hasselstrasse Street, in the western German town.

Pictures from the scene show emergency vehicles parked up as police sealed off the area.

They gave few initial details about the discovery.

There is currently no information about the cause of death or if there were any suspects.

Police are expected to give further details later.

Solingen is just outside Duesseldorf, in western Germany.

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