International News: German Bus Stabbing – Several persons were injured; one seriously, on a bus in the northern German City of Lubeck. One newspaper reports that 14 persons were wounded.
According to police reports, a man who carried out an attack with a knife has been arrested at the scene and taken into custody. An area surrounding a bus stop in the Kucknitz neighbourhood was sealed off.
The attack took place shortly after 3:30 a.m. The bus was full and reports have surfaced that passengers fled the scene.
The suspect was overpowered by officers at the scene.
The police are reporting that they are unable to provide any further details of the incident and on the suspect’s identity. They are calling on the passengers who fled the scene to contact them immediately.
Contributed by Professor Colin O Jarrett