Report: Germany axe attack on train injures at least 20

The attacker has reportedly been shot and killed by police, according to the Associated Press.

The man reportedly attacked passengers on a regional train in Bavaria with “blunt and slashing” weapons and several people possibly had life-threatening injuries, reports the AP.

The Bavarian Interior Ministry confirmed media reports that police had shot and killed the attacker.

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