Several injured in axe attack at German station

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Special police forces walk in the main train station in Duesseldorf, western Germany, Thursday, March 9, 2017 after several people have been injured in an attack with an ax. (David Young//dpa via AP)

Several people have been injured in an axe attack at Duesseldorf’s main train station, German police said on Thursday.

A spokesman for federal police says two suspected attackers were arrested after the attack that took place at about 9 p.m. Thursday (2000GMT).

Police spokesman Rainer Kerstiens told The Associated Press that more suspected attackers are believed to be on the run.

Kerstiens said the number of people injured was around five. He was unable to say how serious their injuries were.

This is a developing story, more information to follow.

Story by the Associated Press.