Germany Stabbing: Two dead and five injured after man stabs people on train

Two people were killed when a man stabbed a number of people on a train in northern Germany on Wednesday afternoon.

Germany’s Federal Police force said the man used a knife to attack several passengers shortly before the regional train traveling from Kiel to Hamburg arrived at Brokstedt station.

Police spokesman Juergen Henningsen said two of the stabbed people died after the attack, which happened around 3pm local time.