Ax-Wielding Man Injures 20 Aboard German Passenger Train

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Investigatorsare on the scene of violent attack aboard a German passenger train in southern Germany, July 18, 2016. Photo: Twitter

WURZBURG, Germany, July 18, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — More than 20 people are injured after being attacked by an ax-wielding man on a German passenger train.

According to a report from the Frankfurter Allegmeine Zeitung, the attack took place Monday near the town of Wurzburg, in southern Germany.

Police say they have identified 21 victims, and a number of their injuries are considered life-threatening.

The attacker has reportedly been shot dead by police.

Nearby rail lines have been closed as investigators arrive on scene.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this breaking story as information becomes available.


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