Three people were injured on Saturday in a knife attack on a high-speed train in Germany. Furthermore, police said that the alleged attacker has been arrested.
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The attack happened at 0830 GMT near Neumarkt and the train had been halted at Seubersdorf, southeast of Nuremberg.
Bild newspaper said three people were injured, two seriously. None of the injuries is thought to be life-threatening.
Local police told The Associated Press that they received a call about the attack around 9 am local time on Saturday.
The train is one of the Germanys highspeed ICE trains. The train was travelling between the Bavarian cities of Regensburg and Nuremberg at the time of the attack.
One man has been arrested in connection with the attack at the train station in Seubersdorf where the train is currently stopped, police said.
However, so far there is no information available about the attacker or possible motives.
Bild said that however, investigators are currently ruling out a terrorist background.
“At the moment, trains are being held back at suitable stations,” the spokesman said.
Moreover, A spokesperson for the German railway network confirmed that the station in Seubersdorf has been closed since approximately 9 AM and that train travel between Regensburg and Nuremberg has been suspended.
However, Germany has been facing a twin terror threat in recent years from jihadist and right-wing extremist groups.
However, several attacks have been committed since 2015.
On 19 December 2016, a man ploughed a lorry into a busy Christmas market in the heart of Berlin. The driver fled the scene but was arrested nearby.
On 18 July 2016, a teenage Afghan refugee hacked at passengers on a train in Wuerzburg with an axe and knife, wounding five. He was shot dead by police.
This year, on June 25, three people were killed and five others injured in a knife attack committed by a Somali in Wuerzburg, in southern Germany.