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Man stabs passengers on German train; 2 reported killed

BERLIN (AP) — German news agency dpa reports that a man stabbed and wounded several people on a train in northern Germany and two of the victims died. Germany’s Federal Police force said the man used a knife to attack several passengers shortly before the regional train traveling from Kiel to Hamburg arrived at the Brokstedt station on Wednesday afternoon. The police agency says an initial investigation indicates seven people were wounded. Dpa later quoted the interior minister of Schleswig-Holstein state as saying two people were killed and five were wounded in the attack, which happened at about 3 p.m. local time.

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