A man has attacked a person on a train and then tried to rush with a knife at police, German media report.
Police have confirmed one person has been killed and two people have been injured after a knife attack on a train near Flensburg station in northern Germany.
Initial reports suggest that the assailant was killed by police, reported Deutsche Welle.
A man allegedly took out his weapon at around 7 pm local time (1700 UTC) while on board the fast train that had traveled to Flensburg via Cologne and Hamburg, according to Bild.
The suspect is believed to have attacked a person on the train and a female police officer as she and her colleague tried to apprehend him
A police spokesman said that he was “not aware of” any connection to terrorism as yet. The area around the train station has been evacuated and closed off.