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Germany: Investigation underway at Volkmarsen car-ramming site as number of injured rises to 5201:56

Germany: Investigation underway at Volkmarsen car-ramming site as number of injured rises to 52

Germany, Volkmarsen
February 25, 2020 at 10:30 GMT -00:00 · Published

Footage filmed on Tuesday morning shows the aftermath of the car-ramming incident in the western German town of Volkmarsen, which left at least 52 people injured, including 18 children, according to the latest report of Frankfurt Attorney General.

Emergency services, including firefighters and police officers were seen at the fenced-off crime scene.

On Monday, the driver, who was identified as a local man by police, mounted the pavement before ramming into the crowds who had turned out for the festivities. Authorities, who arrested the 29-year old at the scene, believe the attack was intentional.

All carnival events across the Hessen region were cancelled on Monday after the incident in Volkmarsen as a precaution, according to the North Hessen Police.

Germany: Investigation underway at Volkmarsen car-ramming site as number of injured rises to 5201:56
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Footage filmed on Tuesday morning shows the aftermath of the car-ramming incident in the western German town of Volkmarsen, which left at least 52 people injured, including 18 children, according to the latest report of Frankfurt Attorney General.

Emergency services, including firefighters and police officers were seen at the fenced-off crime scene.

On Monday, the driver, who was identified as a local man by police, mounted the pavement before ramming into the crowds who had turned out for the festivities. Authorities, who arrested the 29-year old at the scene, believe the attack was intentional.

All carnival events across the Hessen region were cancelled on Monday after the incident in Volkmarsen as a precaution, according to the North Hessen Police.

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