German Federal Police confirmed that several people have been injured during a knife attack on a train on Saturday morning. A number of local media outlets are reporting the arrested suspect is a 27-year-old Syrian man.
A police spokesman said they had received a call at around 9:00am local time of a knife attack on a high-speed Intercity Express (ICE) train between Regensburg and Nuremberg in the southern German state of Bavaria.
The attack is believed to have happened when the ICE train was travelling past Neumarkt, between Regensburg and Nuremberg, and the train was stopped near Seubersdorf. Police arrested a male suspect, and the threat is now believed to be over, according to German state-owned media outlet Deutsche Welle.
“A major mission is underway …