Eight injured after knife attack on bus in Germany

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Eight people have been injured in an attack on a busy bus in the northern German city of Luebeck.

A suspect has been arrested after the incident in the Kuecknitz district of the city, north-east of Hamburg.

Police spokesman Duerk Duerbrook said authorities are still trying to determine the circumstances of the attack.

Local daily Luebecker Nachrichten reported that a suspect had attacked passengers with a knife.

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The perpetrator is believed to have been apprehended, but not before 14 people were wounded, at least three of whom are believed to have suffered serious injuries.

State police tweeted: “Nobody was killed. The perpetrator was overpowered and is now in police custody.”