Six hurt in German train station attack: Police
BERLIN: A man armed with an axe mounted attack on people at the main train station in Germany’s western city of Dusseldorf on Thursday, injuring six people, police said.
Two suspects in relation to the attack were arrested, police officers at the scene said, adding that among those who sustained injuries one was seriously injured, Xinhua news agency reported.
One attacker jumped out from the crowd waving his axe at the people and blood was spilled everywhere, Xinhua cited local newspaper Bild as saying.
The attacker attempted to run to the street but was caught by police officers at the scene while another suspect was also taken at the train station. Their identities and motives were not disclosed.
Federal police have described the incident as an “amok attack.”
Federal police’s special unit was dispatched to the train station and would search for further fellow perpetrators.