Several Hurt In "Knife Attack" On Bus In Germany

20 July 2018, 14:52 | Updated: 28 October 2019, 15:26

A number of people have been hurt in the bus attack in Northern Germany
A number of people have been hurt in the bus attack in Northern Germany. Picture: PA

Eight people have been hurt in an attack on a bus in the northern German city of Luebeck.

A suspect has been arrested after the incident in the Kuecknitz district of the city, north-east of Hamburg.

Police spokesman Duerk Duerbrook said authorities were still trying to work out the circumstances surrounding the attack on Friday afternoon.

Knife attack in Germany
Picture: PA

Local media reported that a suspected had attacked passengers with a knife.

German news agency dpa quoted police as saying that three people received "medium serious" injuries in the incident, while five others received minor injuries.

State police tweeted: "Nobody was killed. The perpetrator was overpowered and is now in police custody."

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