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28 Jul, 2017 14:32

1 killed, multiple injured in Hamburg knife attack – police

1 killed, multiple injured in Hamburg knife attack – police

One person has been killed and several others injured in a bloody knife attack at a supermarket in Hamburg, Germany, according to local police. The suspect has been arrested, however, officials have declined to comment on a possible motive.

"We have no clear information as to the motive or the number of wounded," police said in a tweet.

The attack took place between Fuhlsbüttler and Hermann Kauffmann in the district of Barmbek, Hamburg just after 3pm local time on Friday, reports BILD.

Armed police have set up a security cordon and urged the public to avoid the area as traffic diversions are in place.

The suspect was captured by police a short time after the attack on Hellbrookstraße.