Axe attack in Dusseldorf Station

A federal police spokesman said two suspects had been arrested in connection with the attack.

Police and emergency workers stand outside the main railway station following what police described as an axe attack on March 9 in Dusseldorf, Germany.

No other details were immediately available, including indications of a possible motive, police said.

Those injured were not in a life-threatening condition, the police spokesman said.

Kerstiens says the number of people injured was around five.

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Officials have not yet identified the suspects arrested at the scene.

The German news outlet Bild reported heavily armed police flooding the station.

Bruno Macedo tweeted: 'Man with axe chased by police in Dusseldorf.

Germany suffered a terror attack in Berlin in December previous year when a lorry ploughed into a Christmas market, killing 12 and injuring 56.

This is a developing story.

  • Desiree Holland