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Bloody Bus: 14 Injured In German Bus Mass Stabbing

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A bus carrying passengers in the German city of Lübeck was the scene of an apparent mass stabbing Friday afternoon, leaving several injured.

At least 14 individuals are reported to have been injured in the incident, and two of those seriously, which saw an unidentified individual drop a rucksack on the bus and draw a knife before attacking passengers.

Police in the city, in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein, said a suspect had been taken into custody.

A police spokesperson confirmed that no one was killed in the attacks.

German newspaper Merkur reports the driver of the bus stopped the vehicle and opened the doors, allowing passengers to flee the attacker.

According to the  police spokesman, there has been no fatalities recorded adding that, the motive was yet unknown.

However, the local police force’s Twitter has stated that there was a major operation underway but gave no further details.

A police ribbon cordons off a street where a public service bus stands in Kuecknitz near Luebeck northern Germany, after several people were injured in the bus in an assault by a man wielding a knife on July 20, 2018.

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