Germany attack: Stabbing on train from Kiel to Hamburg leaves two dead and several others injured

Seven people have been injured after a man launched a knife attack on a train in Germany today. 

A man attacked the train passengers shortly before 3pm today on a train that had been travelling from Kiel to Hamburg.

The suspect, who has not been named by police, launched the knife rampage just before the train arrived at Brokstedt station near Neumunster, a town in northern Germany.

The man was arrested at the scene by police officers, who have since closed the train station, reports Spiegel.  

An eyewitness told KN-online that people in his train carriage panicked when three girls ran in and told them a man with a knife was on the train. 

Several ambulances are now at the scene to treat the injured passengers.

This is a breaking news story, more to follow… 

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