A young man attacked several passengers with a knife early on Tuesday at Grafing train station near the Bavarian capital, Bayerischer Rundfunk radio has reported. Four people were injured.
Police are checking witness reports that the man shouted “Allahu Akbar” or ‘God is great’ during the attack, Bayerischer Rundfunk said. According to police, one person was critically injured while the other three sustained less serious injuries.
The attacker stabbed a newspaper delivery man in the back, a firefighter told the Merkur paper.
According to German law enforcers, the alleged perpetrator was arrested on the spot. He has no criminal record. The offender is reportedly a German citizen, the town’s mayor Angelika Obermayr told the Sueddeutsche Zeitung.
Access to Grafing station is partially blocked and significant delays are expected.
The station has been closed following the attack. “The station is a crime scene,” and specialists will be working there, a police spokesman told the Sueddeutsche Zeitung.
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Source: RT World