One dead, two injured after knife attack on train in Germany

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.

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