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At least two passengers dead and six injured after a knife attack on a German train

2023-01-25T18:38:59.879Z


A knife attack on a German train traveling from Hamburg to Kiel on Wednesday afternoon left two dead and six others injured.


Police forensic staff secure and photograph evidence on the platform of the Brokstedt train station in northern Germany on January 25, 2023, after two people were killed and several others injured in a knife attack in a regional train between the cities of Hamburg and Kiel.

- The police announced the capture of the alleged attacker.

The suspect was detained at the railway station in the city of Brokstedt.

It was not clear how many people had been injured or how serious his condition was.

The media spoke of about five wounded.

(Photo by Gregor Fischer / AFP) (Photo by GREGOR FISCHER/AFP via Getty Images)

(CNN) --

A knife attack on a German train traveling from Hamburg to Kiel on Wednesday afternoon left two dead and six others injured, a spokesman for the German Federal Police told CNN.

German police said the attack occurred at the Brokstedt station in northern Germany, but it was not yet clear whether the train was stopped at the station or was traveling nearby.

The suspect in the knife attack is in custody, the Federal Police spokesman added.

The railway line is closed.

There are three "serious" injuries, according to a spokesman for the German Federal Police who is at the scene of the events.

Two passengers were killed in the attack, according to police.

Police forensic staff secure and photograph evidence on the platform of the Brokstedt train station in northern Germany on January 25, 2023, after two people were killed and several others injured in a knife attack in a regional train between the cities of Hamburg and Kiel.

(Photo by GREGOR FISCHER/AFP via Getty Images)

The attack occurred at around 2:55 p.m. local time (8:55 a.m. ET), the police spokesman told CNN, adding that Germany's criminal investigation department has opened an investigation to clarify the circumstances of the crime.

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The authorities have not yet provided information on the motive for the attack.

The federal police spokesman stated that evidence is being secured at the scene and witnesses are being questioned, after which the authorities will be able to provide more information.

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Source: cnnespanol

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