Several sources are reporting that a man with an axe attacked passengers on a German rail line between Wurzburg-Heidingsfeld and Ochsenfurt today.
German minister updates the public:
According to Bavaria's Interior Ministry, a 17-year-old Afghan shouted "Allahu Akbar" before launching the attack using a knife and axe. The suspect was shot dead by police as he attempted to flee the scene.
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Over 20 people have reportedly been injured after an axe-wielding man attacked passengers on the railway line between Wurzburg-Heidingsfeld and Ochsenfurt, central Germany, local media reported.
At least 21 people have reportedly been injured, according to Wurzburg-based newspaper Main Post. The perpetrator was allegedly shot by police, according to German radio station Gong.
No details such as description, beard style or things the attacker may have said appear to be in the report.
A man has been shot by police after attacking tens of people inside a passenger train near the city of Würzburg in the German state of Bavaria, local media report. At least 21 people have been injured. (more)
By reading this article we learn that Germany is clearly metric, as most places would say: "Dozens of people". But nothing else. No description, eye witness reports, motives or name of attacker shot dead by police.
More than 20 people are reported to have been injured in an attack on a train in Germany.
Local media reports say the attack took place in Würzburg-Heidingsfeld and a suspect was shot by police at the scene.
Eye-witnesses say the man went on the rampage with an axe before attempting to flee from the scene.
The incident is understood to have taken place at the station in Heidingsfeld, a part of the city of Wurzburg in southern Germany.
More as soon as it is released.
Hopefully one of the passengers had a cell phpne.