German train axe attack: what we know

Police officers stand near a regional train in Wuerzburg, southern Germany, on July 18, 2016 after a man attacked train passengers with an axeA 17-year-old Afghan refugee wielding an axe and a knife went on a rampage on a German train, seriously injuring four members of a tourist family from Hong Kong and a passer-by. Here is what we know about Monday’s attack that the Islamic State group claims was carried out by one of its “fighters”. The group has also released video footage of the attacker making threats.

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