Injuries, some serious, after suspected knife attack on German bus

Firefighters attend passengers of a bus in Luebeck, northern Germany, Friday, July 20, 2018 after a man attacked people inside. (AP)

At least 14 people were wounded, two of them seriously, in a suspected knife attack on a bus in the northern German city of Luebeck, and a suspect has been arrested.

Earlier, police in the state of Schleswig-Holstein, where Luebeck is located, tweeted that there was a major police deployment underway in the city.

“There is currently a major police deployment in Luebeck,” the police force wrote. “We are examining the situation and will give more information later.”

A bus stands on a street in Luebeck, northern Germany, Friday, July 20, 2018 after a man attacked people inside. (AP)

A bus stands on a street in Luebeck, northern Germany, Friday, July 20, 2018 after a man attacked people inside. (AP)

Police spokesman Duerk Duerbrook said the attack occurred in the Kuecknitz district of Luebeck. Duerbrook said authorities were still trying to determine the circumstances of the attack.

Police sources said a possible terror link to the incident has not been ruled out.
 

 

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