German train horror as ‘seven passengers are injured’ in frenzied knife attack on carriage

German train horror as ‘seven passengers are injured’ in frenzied knife attack on carriage


AT least seven people have been wounded after a knifeman attacked passengers and staff on board a train in Germany.

The horror attack took place on board a train between the northern German cities of Hamburg and Kiel.

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An enormous police and emergency service operation has been launched in the town of Brokstedt.

The train has been evacuated following the attack shortly after 3pm local time (2pm GMT).

An eyewitness told German news site KN-online that people in his carriage panicked after three girls rushed in and reported that a man with a knife was on the train.

So far, the suspect’s motives are unknown and Brokstedt train station remains cordoned off.

The conditions of the injured are unknown.

Police have arrested one man over the attacks.



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