Germany: 4 seriously wounded in Islamic attack
Europe is under attack by radical Islamic terrorists as recent events in France demonstrate.
In what appears to be another Islamic terror attack that has hit Europe, a teenage Afghan migrant armed with an ax and a knife attacked passengers aboard a regional train in southern Germany on Monday night, injuring several people, four of them seriously, before he was shot and killed by police as he fled.
Wuerzburg police said on their Facebook page that three of the victims suffered serious injuries and one was slightly injured. Another 14 people were being treated for shock.
Two victims — members of a Chinese tourist family — are in critical condition.
Bavaria’s top security official, state Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann, told Germany’s ARD television that the terrorist had been identified as a 17-year-old Afghan.
He said authorities were still investigating the motive of the attack and were looking into reports that the suspect had yelled out “an exclamation” during the rampage. He was responding to reports that some witnesses had heard the suspect shout “Allahu Akbar” (“God is Great” in Arabic) during the attack, a phrase frequently shouted by Muslim terrorists during attacks.
Investigators raiding the terrorist’s room also found a hand-painted flag of the Islamic State(ISIS) terror group.
Herrmann said initial information was that the suspect came to Germany as an unaccompanied minor and had lived in the Wuerzburg area for some time, initially at a refugee facility in the town of Ochsenfurt and more recently with a foster family.
German officials did not identify the victims, but Hong Kong’s immigration department said in a statement Tuesday that among those
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