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Germany: Site of axe-attack locked down after police kill teen suspect02:13

Germany: Site of axe-attack locked down after police kill teen suspect

Germany, Wurzburg Heidingsfeld
July 19, 2016 at 03:00 GMT +00:00 · Published

A teenage Afghan refugee allegedly armed with an axe and knife injured four on a train close to Wurzburg in southern Germany, Monday, before being shot dead by police.

Three people were severely injured in the attack, despite first reports indicating a higher number. The discrepancy in figures comes after a large percentage of those being attended to by medics were receiving treatment for shock.

Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann confirmed that the suspect was a 17-year-old Afghan refugee, a resident of the nearby town of Ochsenfurt.

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A teenage Afghan refugee allegedly armed with an axe and knife injured four on a train close to Wurzburg in southern Germany, Monday, before being shot dead by police.

Three people were severely injured in the attack, despite first reports indicating a higher number. The discrepancy in figures comes after a large percentage of those being attended to by medics were receiving treatment for shock.

Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann confirmed that the suspect was a 17-year-old Afghan refugee, a resident of the nearby town of Ochsenfurt.

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