According to reports, at least 3 people are dead and multiple injured in stabbing attack at Barbarossaplatz in Wuerzburg, Germany.
A man with a knife can be seen attacking people in the video shared on the social media.
BREAKING VIDEO: 2 people dead and multiple injured in stabbing attack at Barbarossaplatz in Wuerzburg, Germany. A man with a knife can be seen attacking people in the video:
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People were on their way when the man with the knife in his hand appeared at Barbarossaplatz in Wurzburg. Around 10-12 people can be seen chasing the man with the knife in the video below:
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Here is another footage of the incident where several people can be seen trying to apprehend the suspect.
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According to police, the suspect has been arrested. Police in a statement on Twitter said (translated):
We arrested a suspect. There is currently no evidence of a second perpetrator. There is NO danger to the public! Please refrain from rumors – more information will be provided.
There is no longer any danger to the population, the police said in a statement. Areas in the city center are still blocked.
Multiple ambulances and heavy police presence reported on the scene.
The background to the criminal incident is currently unclear.
Wurzburg is a city of about 130,000 people in south-east of Frankfurt in Germany.