Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Germany: Knife attacker shot dead on train.

(Flensburg) A man who attacked a man and a policewoman on a train in Germany has been shot dead.

At around 7pm last night, police in the city of Flensberg were alerted to an incident on the incoming IC train from Hamburg. It appears that 10 minutes from arrival, a man attacked another man on the train with a knife leaving him with serious injuries. A off duty police woman travelling in uniform approached the scene was then herself attacked and stabbed, problem for the attacker was , she was armed and shot him dead.

A police spokesman said that he was "not aware of" any connection to terrorism as yet. The area around the train station has been evacuated and closed off.