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VIDEO: Stabbing attack at Barbarossaplatz in Wurzburg leaves 3 dead, multiple injured

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Source: Twitter

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.

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:

Here is another footage of the incident where several people can be seen trying to apprehend the suspect.

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.


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