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Several people were injured in a knife attack on a regional train from Kiel to Hamburg on Wednesday – there are two fatalities. Brokstedt station was closed for hours.


Several people were injured in a knife attack on a regional train from Kiel to Hamburg on Wednesday – there are two fatalities.

Brokstedt station was closed for hours.

  • Fatal

    knife attack

    in the

    regional train

    : Alleged perpetrators are accused of at least twelve criminal offenses

  • Knife attack

    on the

    regional train

    : Police confirm two dead and several injured

  • Brokstedt station

    closed after a

    knife attack

    : the background to the crime is still unclear

  • This news ticker about the knife attack at Brokstedt train station (Schleswig-Holstein) is updated regularly.

Update from January 25, 10:12 p.m

.: At the time of the fact, there were around 120 passengers on the RE 70 regional express from Kiel to Hamburg.

Two people have been killed and seven injured.

"The identities of those killed and injured have not yet been established without a doubt," said the Itzehoe police on Wednesday evening and announced further information for Thursday.

The police measures have been completed on site at Brokstedt station, it is also said.

The train has left the station.

Knife attacks in trains and stations are no longer isolated cases.

Similar incidents have happened again and again in recent years.

Mourning flags after deadly knife attack in regional train

Update from January 25, 10 p.m

.: To commemorate the victims, the Ministry of the Interior in Schleswig-Holstein has ordered mourning flags on the buildings of all authorities and departments in the state.

The flags should be flown at half-mast on Thursday, the ministry said.

Among other things, the ministry recommends that the districts and municipalities join the mourning flag display.

Two dead in a knife attack on the train: courageous passengers confront the perpetrators

Update from January 25, 9:20 p.m

.: Almost six hours after the knife attack with two dead and seven injured in a regional train from Kiel to Hamburg, normal traffic on the route slowly started again in the evening, reports the dpa news agency.

The police released the Brokstedt train station shortly after 8.30 p.m., said a spokesman for Deutsche Bahn.

The train had left the station.

Firefighters are cleaning the platform, which has become the scene of a crime but also a place where some passengers have been particularly brave.

Witnesses held the attacker until emergency services arrived.

They "probably prevented the perpetrator from committing worse things," said Schleswig-Holstein's Minister of the Interior, Sabine Sütterlin-Waack, and thanked those who were "brave enough" to "oppose the perpetrator."

On the train, travelers would have thrown suitcases at the attacker, writes the

picture

.

Panic after a knife attack on a regional train: an eyewitness describes dramatic scenes

Update from January 25, 8:47 p.m

.: A visibly shaken eyewitness describes on ntv how the passengers fled the train.

"Suddenly all the passengers ran out with all their might." Then he took his things and ran after them.

With more than five cars, everything was covered in blood.

After the knife attack with two dead in the regional train, many questions are still unanswered.

Read here what is known about the act and its background - and what is not.

According to the police, 120 people were on the train at the time of the knife attack.

"It must have been a very big mess," said a spokeswoman for the Itzehoe police on Wednesday evening.

After the attack, about 70 witnesses were questioned and cared for by the police.

The state government has set up a help line for those affected.  

Update from January 25, 8 p.m

.: The horror after the deadly knife attack in a commuter train from Kiel and Hamburg is great.

Two people were killed and seven injured, three seriously.

Brokstedt station is cordoned off by the police.

Investigators secure traces at the crime scene in the 200-inhabitant village.

Dramatic scenes must have occurred in the regional express just before 3 p.m.

According to eyewitnesses, panic broke out on the train.

Around 2:55 p.m., a 33-year-old stabbed passengers with a stabbing weapon, according to the police.

Police received several emergency calls.

The train was then stopped at Brokstedt station.

Then the action shifted to the platform.

Fatal knife attack in the regional train: Alleged perpetrators are accused of at least twelve criminal offenses

Update from January 25, 7:22 p.m

.: After the deadly knife attack in the regional express, the identity of the alleged perpetrator has been determined, according to the Itzehoe police.

It is a 33-year-old stateless Palestinian.

The man was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The 33-year-old from Gaza traveled, according to

Spiegel

information in December 2014 in the Federal Republic.

Accordingly, he received subsidiary protection in July 2016, although proceedings for the withdrawal of this title would have been initiated.

Most recently, A. lived in the Kiel area.

The alleged perpetrator is known to the police.

He was accused of at least twelve criminal offenses, it is said.

These included dangerous bodily harm, sexual assault, bank card abuse and threats.

As previously reported, he was released from custody six days ago.

The police have set up a citizen hotline on 04821/6022100.

About 120 passengers were traveling on the commuter train when the 33-year-old suspect stabbed travelers with a stabbing weapon.

Many of them still have to make their statements, reports

ntv.de.

Knife attack on the train between Kiel and Hamburg: What is known about the course of events?

  • At around 2.55 p.m. the first emergency calls were received by the police: a man was about to attack travelers with a stabbing weapon.

  • At around 3 p.m., the regional express from Kiel to Hamburg was stopped at Brokstedt station (Schleswig-Holstein).

  • On the Brokstedt platform, passengers overwhelmed the knife attacker and held him until the police arrived.

  • The alleged perpetrator was arrested.

  • Two passengers died in the knife attack on the regional train, and others were injured.

"It's a terrible day" - Prime Minister Günther makes a statement after the knife attack

Update from January 25, 7:07 p.m

.: Prime Minister Daniel Günther makes a statement to the press.

He is deeply saddened and dismayed by this senseless act.

"It's a terrible day," said Günther.

Federal Interior Minister Nancy Faeser (SPD) also expressed her sympathy after the knife attack on a regional train from Kiel to Hamburg.

"All our thoughts are with the victims of this terrible act and their families," the politician wrote on Twitter.

This is "devastating news".

Fatal knife attack on a commuter train: The alleged perpetrator is said to have been in custody a week ago

Update from January 25, 6:33 p.m

.: The police are on site with a large contingent at Brokstedt station (Schleswig-Holstein).

Two people were killed and several injured in a knife attack on the regional train from Kiel to Hamburg.

One injured person is still in mortal danger.

The police are currently trying to get an overview.

"The background is still unclear, as is the identity of the victims," ​​said the police spokeswoman.

There are different reports on the number of people injured in the media.

Also for the age of the alleged perpetrator.

According to the police, he is said to be between 20 and 30 years old.

According to a spokeswoman for the Interior Ministry, he is between 24 and 35 years old.

The suspect has been arrested and is being treated at the hospital.

According to information from

24hamburg.de

, it is said to be a stateless Palestinian.

As the

world

reports, the alleged perpetrator is said to have been in custody until almost a week ago.

He is said to have already attracted the attention of the police for violent and sexual offenses.

The dpa news agency had previously reported that the alleged attacker had not yet been noticed as an extremist, but he is said to have made a mentally confused impression when he was arrested.

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In Brokstedt there was a fatal knife attack on a regional train.

The police are on site.

© Sebastian Peters

Update from January 25, 5:59 p.m

.: According to a spokeswoman for the Itzehoe police, the alleged perpetrator is said to be a young man between the ages of 20 and 30.

Police to the alleged perpetrator: man between the ages of 20 and 30 years

According to preliminary findings, the alleged attacker had not previously been noticed as an extremist.

As the dpa news agency learned from security circles, there are initial indications that the perpetrator could be mentally confused.

Knife attack at Brokstedt train station – emergency calls to the police were received at 2:45 p.m

Update from January 25, 5:37 p.m

.: Two people died in the knife attack at Brokstedt station.

Three others were seriously injured and two slightly injured, police said.

Apparently, the alleged perpetrator attacked the travelers on the train shortly before arriving at Brokstedt station.

According to initial findings, the first emergency calls were received by the police around 2:45 p.m.

At Brokstedt station, passengers were pushed onto the platform.

The alleged perpetrator was overpowered there by first responders and emergency services.

The attacker was also injured in the act, a police spokeswoman confirmed to journalists.

He was admitted to a clinic.

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A police officer is standing in front of a regional train in Brokstedt.

On Wednesday, January 25, there was a knife attack

© Sebastian Peters

Current information on the act of violence in the Kiel Hamburg RE 7 commuter train

Update from January 25, 5:06 p.m

.: Two people died in a knife attack on Wednesday afternoon at Brokstedt station (Schleswig-Holstein).

Five people were injured.

A stranger is said to have attacked travelers on the platform with a knife.

Initially, it was reported that the attack occurred on a regional train en route to Hamburg.

The crime happened shortly before 3 p.m. before the arrival of a train at Brokstedt station in the Steinburg district.

The alleged perpetrator was arrested by the police at Brokstedt station.

Backgrounds are still unclear.

The police cordoned off the station over a large area.

Update from January 25, 4:47 p.m

.: The federal police confirmed two dead in the knife attack on the train, the afp news agency announced.

Knife attack on the regional train: Police confirm two dead and five injured

Update from January 25, 4:43 p.m

.: Two people were killed and five injured in a knife attack on a regional train from Kiel to Hamburg.

The Interior Minister of Schleswig-Holstein, Sabine Sütterlin-Waack, told the German Press Agency on Wednesday.

Brokstedt station closed after a knife attack: the background to the crime is still unclear

Original message from January 25:

In the train from Kiel to Hamburg, a man is said to have attacked travelers with a knife shortly before 3 p.m. before arriving at Brokstedt station.

According to the first findings, seven people were injured, reports the dpa news agency.

According to

24hamburg.de

, there should also have been deaths.

RTL also reports on this, citing a spokesman for the federal police.

"So far I can't confirm anything," said press spokesman for the Federal Police Wulf Winterhoff at the request of

Merkur.de from

IPPEN.MEDIA - as of 4:28 p.m.

Knife attack in the regional train from Kiel to Hamburg: several injured

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Two dead in a knife attack on a regional train: Police, fire and rescue services are deployed at a level crossing near Brokstedt station.

© Jonas Walzberg/dpa

Police officers arrested the alleged perpetrator shortly afterwards in Brokstedt, reports dpa.

The background is still unclear.

The station was closed for police measures.

Train traffic has been standing still since 2:57 p.m., reports the

Kieler Nachrichten

.

The train is said to be the RE 7.

#RE7 #RE70 #RegioSH #HVV Partial cancellations and delays between Wrist and Brokstedt.

Reason: police action.

Please check travel connections before the train departs.

— DB Regio Schleswig-Holstein (@DBRegio_SH) January 25, 2023

According to media reports, the area around the train station in Brokstedt is cordoned off by the police.

Several ambulances are on site.

A rescue helicopter landed nearby.

(dpa/ml)

Source: merkur

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