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Attacker Rampages With Ax, Knife on German Train

Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa via AP)

Via the BBC:

More than 20 people in Germany have been injured after a man with an axe and a knife went on the rampage on a train, German media report.

They include three seriously injured people, one lightly injured person and 14 who are in shock.

A police operation is under way in Heidingsfeld, part of the city of Wurzburg in Germany.

A police spokesman at the scene said (in German) the attacker was shot dead while fleeing.

The train line between Wurzburg-Heidingsfeld and Ochsenfurt has been closed.

It would be nice to go a week without horrible news coming out of Europe. Well, it would also be nice to go a while without horrible news here, too. The bad actors don’t seem to care what the non-evil majority thinks, obviously.

This story is developing and will be updated as more facts are available.