A number of people were injured this Saturday Knife attack A High speed train In the German region of Bavaria, local police explained that the attacker had been arrested.
“According to first information, several people were injured,” police reported, in which they assured that “there is no longer any danger”.
At least they are Injured trio, Two of them seriously, according to the newspaper Image, Although officials have not yet provided details. “None of these lives are in danger,” a police spokesman was quoted as saying by the news agency. AFP.
Thus, the police said The motive behind the attack is unknown And the newspaper did not provide details of who the attacker was though Picture It was revealed that only one 27-year-old had shown signs of mental disorder.
After the fact, the train stopped at Seubersdorf station in the south of the country and an important police device went to the scene.
Officials avoid talking about a terrorist attack.
However, when German railway operator Deutsche Bahn began diverting trains on this route to “the most suitable place”, the security forces considered the situation to be under control, the news agency reported. Europa Press.
“This knife attack is terrible,” said Home Secretary Horst Seehofer.
“I would like to thank everyone who prevented something bad, especially the courageous action of the police and train staff,” he added on Twitter. “The motive for the crime is not yet clear and will now be determined,” he assured.
Germany has for many years faced attacks of two origins: jihadism and the far right.
German officials are particularly vigilant about the Islamic threat, as 12 people were killed in a truck attack by an Islamic State group in Berlin in December 2016. This jihadi attack was the worst attack on German soil.
Since 2000, German authorities have thwarted 23 attempts, the Interior Minister said, marking the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, US attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
“Germany and Western Europe are in the crosshairs of radical Islamists,” he warned.
Since 2013, the number of Islamists considered dangerous in Germany has increased fivefold to 615, according to the Interior Ministry.
Germany remains a target, especially in Iraq and Syria, as it participates in the coalition formed to fight IS and stays in Afghanistan until August.