Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Axe-wielding man attacks passengers on train in Germany, more than 20 injured

Narada Desk | July 19, 2016 3:21 am Print
Local media wrote that 21 people had been injured and a suspect appeared to have been shot. The train line between Wurzburg-Heidingsfeld and Ochsenfurt is closed
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More than 20 people in Germany have been injured after a man with an axe went on the rampage on a train, German media report late on Monday night.

A police operation including a helicopter is under way in Heidingsfeld, a part of the city of Wurzburg in southern Germany, BBC reported.

Local media wrote that 21 people had been injured and a suspect appeared to have been shot. The train line between Wurzburg-Heidingsfeld and Ochsenfurt is closed.

The German news agency DPA reported that the police said some of the victims’ injuries were life-threatening.

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