Several hurt after man with ax and knife attacks on German train

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

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Courtesy: ABC News

An attacker armed with an ax and knife injured four people — three seriously — on a German train car this evening, a spokesperson for the Würzburg police said in a statement.

He was shot while trying to flee police. The motive for the attack, the attacker’s nationality, and his current condition were unknown.

The incident occurred on a local train heading towards Würzburg at Heidingsfeld, in Bavaria, the spokesman confirmed to ABC News.

The three injured are in serious condition, one is less serious, and 14 others were being treated for shock, according to the spokesman.

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