Germany: 3 people killed in Würzburg knife attack | DW News

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A total of 3 people were killed in a knife attack in the city of Würzburg in Bavaria, around 120 kilometers (74.5 miles) east of Frankfurt, police said on Friday. A number of others were injured. Lower Franconia Police announced that they had detained a suspected attacker. "There is no indication of a second suspect. There is no danger to the population," the police tweeted. What we know so far: - The suspected perpetrator is a 24-year old Somalian man who lives in Würzburg, police said - The incident took place on Barbarossaplatz, a square in the city center Local media reported that a man attacked passers-by - Police were alerted around 5 p.m. (15:00 UTC), said German public broadcaster Bayerische Rundfunk - The attacker was overpowered after the police used firearms - A motive behind the attack was not clear - Local media and news agencies reported that three people have been killed​​​​​​​ Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1 For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/en/ Follow DW on social media: ►Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/ ►Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews ►Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dwnews Für Videos in deutscher Sprache besuchen Sie: https://www.youtube.com/dwdeutsch #KnifeAttack #Wuerzburg #Germany
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