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One dead, three injured in knife attack at German station

Published 10/05/2016

German police said a man had been arrested
German police said a man had been arrested

One person has been killed and three others injured at a railway station near Munich by a knifeman shouting "Allah is great", German media have reported.

A police spokesman told the Bild newspaper that the attacker had been overpowered and arrested.

Broadcaster Bayrische Rundfunk reported that witnesses to the stabbings said the man shouted "Allahu Akbar".

The broadcaster said one of the victims was critically injured and died in hospital.

Three other victims suffered lesser injuries in the attack, which happened at around 5am local time.

Bayerische Rundfunk reported that the attacker is a young man who was not known to German police.

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