Monday, July 18, 2016

Multiple people injured in an axe rampage on a German train

germany axe train attack

Four people were injured after a man with an axe attacked passengers aboard a train in southern Germany on Monday night, according to a police spokesman.
Three victims were seriously injured, while fourteen other passengers were being treated for shock. 
The attacker was shot dead while trying to flee. 
The attack happened on a train near the city of Würzburg. The rail line connecting Würzburg-Heidingsfeld and Ochsenfurt has since been closed.
A police spokesman had previously said that approximately 10-15 people were wounded. A police operation was still ongoing. 
Some of the victims' injuries are life-threatening, according to German news agency DPA.  

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This story is developing. New information will be added as details emerge.