A man outfitted with a blade has assaulted travelers on a transport in the northern German city of Lübeck, injuring a few people, one truly, police say.
A 34-year-old neighborhood man was captured and arrested. Police said there was no sign the suspect had been politically radicalized.
They said on Twitter that 10 individuals were known to have been harmed. Nearby media reports put the number at 14.
A zone around a transport stop in the city’s Kücknitz neighborhood was closed.
Police said a smoking rucksack was found in the transport, containing a “fire quickening agent” yet no explosives.
Police proclaimed a “noteworthy task”
“The correct number of harmed is as yet hazy. There were no dead,” police said in an announcement. “The foundation to the wrongdoing is as yet hazy and is the subject of the continuous examination.”
The announcement included: “The personality of the culprit has been elucidated: a 34-year-old German national inhabitant in Lübeck. There are as of now no signs the man was political radicalized and no indications of a fear based oppressor foundation.”
The assault occurred at 13:47 neighborhood time (11:47 GMT). An onlooker told the nearby Lübecker Nachrichten daily paper that a traveler had quite recently surrendered his seat for a more seasoned lady, when the assailant wounded him in the chest.
The transport driver pulled over to the side of the street and travelers fled. Police said the suspect was overwhelmed by officers at the scene.
In April, a man drove a camper van into a gathering of individuals outside an eatery in the German city of Münster, executing two individuals previously shooting himself dead.
Police said there was no connection to psychological warfare all things considered.
In Berlin in December 2016, a Tunisian who had connections to Islamist activists seized a truck and furrowed into a Christmas commercial center, murdering 12 individuals.