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German launches knife attack on passengers on board an Austrian train

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German launches knife attack on passengers on board an Austrian train

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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.

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.

The attacker was apprehended by police after using pepper spray to subdue him.

A third passenger who assisted the police suffered hand injuries.

Authorities say he was carrying papers refering to his mental health problems.

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