Three people have been killed and six wounded in a stabbing attack in the German town of Würzburg on Friday, Bild newspaper reported, adding police had stopped the suspected perpetrator with a shot to the leg.
Police said they had arrested a suspect after a “major operation” in which parts of the city centre were sealed off.
“We have arrested a suspect,” Lower Franconia police said on Twitter. “There are no indications of a second suspect. There is NO danger to the population.“
Wuerzburg is a city of 130,000 people south-east of Frankfurt.
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