On Monday evening, July 18, near the city of würzburg in southern Germany (Bavaria), an unidentified man armed with an ax and a knife attacked passengers on a regional train EN route from Treuchtlingen–würzburg.
According to Deutsche Welle, as the result of the attack on the section of the railway line between the stations würzburg, Heidingsfeld and Ochsenfurt, injuring at least 15 people. Many of the victims were seriously injured.
According to some reports, the assailant was shot dead by police. However, the representative of police of Wurzburg, has not confirmed this information. «It was an attack, the police operation continues», – quotes its words Reuters.