Several injured in knife attack on German train

'There has been an attack on an ICE (Intercity-Express) train and police shortly afterwards arrested a male person, and several people were injured.'

Police cars are pictured beside an ICE (Intercity-Express) train in Seubersdorf, Germany, November 6, 2021, after several people were injured in a knife attack in the ICE train between the south German cities of Regensburg and Nuremberg. (photo credit: REUTERS/AYHAN UYANIK)
Police cars are pictured beside an ICE (Intercity-Express) train in Seubersdorf, Germany, November 6, 2021, after several people were injured in a knife attack in the ICE train between the south German cities of Regensburg and Nuremberg.
(photo credit: REUTERS/AYHAN UYANIK)

Several people were injured in a knife attack on an express train between the south German cities of Regensburg and Nuremberg on Saturday and a male suspect has been arrested, police said.

"There has been an attack on an ICE (Intercity-Express) train and police shortly afterwards arrested a male person, and several people were injured," a spokesman for the Oberpfalz police authority said.

The online edition of the daily Bild said earlier that three people were injured on the train.

A police car is pictured beside an ICE (Intercity-Express) train in Seubersdorf, Germany, November 6, 2021, after several people were injured in a knife attack in the ICE train between the south German cities of Regensburg and Nuremberg. (credit: REUTERS/AYHAN UYANIK)A police car is pictured beside an ICE (Intercity-Express) train in Seubersdorf, Germany, November 6, 2021, after several people were injured in a knife attack in the ICE train between the south German cities of Regensburg and Nuremberg. (credit: REUTERS/AYHAN UYANIK)

There was no evidence that other attackers were at large, the police spokesman said.

Police said the attack happened around 0800 GMT in the district of Neumarkt and the train was stationary at Seubersdorf southeast of Regensburg.