Munich: A man attacked passengers with a knife at a train station in the Munich area in southern Germany early on Tuesday, leaving one person dead and three others critically wounded, officials said.
One person was killed and three others were severely wounded after a man attacked passengers with a knife at a train station in the Munich area in southern Germany, officials said.
Police were checking witness statements that the man shouted “Allahu Akbar” (”God is greatest”) during the attack, Bayerischer Rundfunk radio reported.
German police confirmed several people had been stabbed at a station near Munich. They said four people were wounded, one of them seriously.
Police spokeswoman Michaela Grob said a man was arrested and authorities are working to identify him.
The incident happened in Grafing, east of Munich, shortly before 5am on Tuesday.
Germany, which is playing a supporting role in the fight against Islamic State, has not suffered a major attack by Islamist militants the like of which neighbouring France and Belgium have experienced.