From the German edition of The Local
A knife-wielding man wounded two people in a southern German town on Thursday before being fatally shot by police who said they were investigating a possible “Islamist or terrorist context”.
The 30-year-old man attacked several passers-by “with at least one knife”, near the train station in Ansbach, a Bavarian town close to Nuremberg, according to local police.
Two people were injured but their lives were not in danger, the statement said.
“The man shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ several times during the commission of the crime,” police said, adding that they were investigating “whether the crime had a link with an Islamist or terrorist context”.
According to German language press – Other sources confirm that the attacker comes from Afghanistan and came to Germany as an asylum seeker in 2015. The apartment of the 30-Year-old had been searched and his mobile phone was secured, said a spokesman for the police on Friday morning,
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