German police arrested a man who shot and wounded 7 people with an axe at a railway station in dц╪sseldorf.
Police have described the suspect, who lives in nearby Wuppertal as a "36-year-old man from the former Yugoslavia". He "clearly has mental problems," - said in a statement to the police of dц╪sseldorf.
Of the 7 people wounded in the attack on Thursday, three were seriously injured. Two women were among the wounded. Police believe that the suspect acted alone. Bruno Macedo, a passenger on the train, which had to stay in Dusseldorf, said that his train was sent to Cologne.
Another passenger, Martin Sebastian Abel, said his train was stopped before he got to the main station, and they said there was an emergency. Police rushed to the rescue, but did not tell them what was happening, he said. On Friday, the station remained closed.
In July, the Pakistani teenager traveling on a train near wц╪rzburg, wounded five people with an ax before German police shot and killed him. In the video, found on YouTube after the attack, the teenager called himself a soldier of the Caliphate and a Martyr.
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