Germany: Deadly Grafing Train Station Stabbing Leaves Many Injured after Munich Attack

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - At least one person died and three others were injured after being stabbed by a man at a train station in Munich on Tuesday.


German Police said the suspect was arrested at the Grafing station just before 5am local time (4am GMT). There are conflicting reports about the condition of the wounded, with Bavarian radio station claiming all three have life-threatening injuries, IB Times cited local media as reporting on Tuesday.

Local newspaper Merkur reported a 50-year-old man injured in the attack later died. The other injured men were aged 43, 55 and 58.

Police spokesperson Karl-Heinz Segerer confirmed the suspect made "expressed political motivations" during the attack, but did not elaborate any further.

Another police spokesman told Germany's Bild newspaper the suspect was "overpowered and arrested" by officers soon after the incident. The alleged offender is currently only described as a 27-year-old German national and who was not previously known to police.

The mayor of Grafing, Angelika Obermayr also said, "The idea on a beautiful morning that people enter the S-Bahn or deliver newspapers and then become victims of a maniac, is terrible. Hopefully they will recover completely." She added: "I am most grateful for the police, doctors, paramedics and our firefighters who were quickly on the scene."

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