Afghan refugee hacks passengers on train
An axe-wielding 17-year-old Afghan refugee attacked passengers on a train in Wurzburg, Germany last night, leaving 3 seriously injured, in what was described by officials as a “probable” Islamist attack. Police shot him dead as he attempted to flee the scene. .
“It is quite probable that this was an Islamist attack,” said a ministry spokesman, adding that the attacker had apparently shouted “Allahu akbar” (God is greatest) as he stabbed people. .
3 people were seriously injured, 14 people were left in shock, and one other person suffered minor injuries. The the assailant had arrived as an unaccompanied minor in Germany and had lived at first in a shelter and then more recently with a foster family in nearby Ochsenfurt.