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One dead in 'terror' knife attack on passengers at German station

Reports from scene suggest attacker shouted "Allahu Akbar" during rampage at Grafing near Munich

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One dead in 'terror' knife attack on passengers at German station

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A man has died and three others were injured in a knife attack at a German station.

The attacker, a German national, was arrested and police said his actions appeared to have an Islamist motive.

The alarm was raised just after 5 am at the station at Grafing near Munich.

The dead man was aged around 50, as were the other casualties.

Police said the knifeman made remarks at the scene which point to a political motive.

Witnesses reported that he shouted “Allahu Akhba”.