Multiple people injured in knife attack on German train

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 An Intercity Express (ICE) high-speed train prepares to depart from Berlin's main train station.  (Getty Images)
An Intercity Express (ICE) high-speed train prepares to depart from Berlin's main train station. (Getty Images)

Several people have been wounded after a knife attack on a high-speed train in Germany, authorities have said. 

Local police told The Associated Press that they received a call about the attack around 9am local time on Saturday.

The high-speed ICE train was travelling between the Bavarian cities of Regensburg and Nuremberg at the time of the attack.

One man has been arrested in connection with the attack at the train station in Seubersdorf, where the train is currently stopped, police said. 

Police said multiple people were injured but were unable to provide a specific number.

So far, there is no information available about the attacker or possible motives.Bavarian state police are on the scene in Seubersdorf, local police confirmed.

A spokesperson for the German railway network confirmed that the station in Seubersdorf has been closed since approximately 9am and that train travel between Regensburg and Nuremberg has been suspended.

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