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German launches knife attack on passengers on board an Austrian train

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By Euronews
German launches knife attack on passengers on board an Austrian train

<p>A 60-year-old German man has carried out a knife attack on passengers on a regional train in Vorarlberg, Austria seriously wounding two people.</p> <p>The man stabbed a 19-year-old in the stomach and back and then knifed a 17-year-old in the throat wounding him seriously. </p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Three people injured in knife attack on Vorarlberg train <a href="https://t.co/6rrrKgcZcb">https://t.co/6rrrKgcZcb</a> <a href="https://t.co/P5MIrNEwDh">pic.twitter.com/P5MIrNEwDh</a></p>— Ruptly (@Ruptly) <a href="https://twitter.com/Ruptly/status/765579120898109440">August 16, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>The attacker was apprehended by police after using pepper spray to subdue him.</p> <p>A third passenger who assisted the police suffered hand injuries.</p> <p>Authorities say he was carrying papers refering to his mental health problems.</p>