(LUEBECK, Germany.) LATEST: At least 14-people have been wounded after a man drew a kitchen knife and began stabbing terrified passengers on a packed bus in the German city this Friday afternoon: One suspect arrested and explosive experts have since confirmed the bag he dropped contained a “fire accelerant” but no bomb area still cordoned off #AceNewsDesk reports

#AceNewsReport – July.20: Witnesses described a “bloodbath” following the horrific attack which left one people seriously injured: Screaming passengers ran for their lives after a 34-year-old man started knifing people at random shortly before 2pm local time (noon BST)………………..One witness said the bus driver was attacked but managed to open the doors to allow those on board to flee………………………Another witness said: “One of the victims was just offering his seat to an elderly lady when the attacker stabbed him in his chest. It was a bloodbath!”…………..Passengers said the suspect dropped a backpack before beginning the attack, which witnesses said began “smouldering”…………………Schleswig-Holstein police, the force which covers Luebeck, identified the attacker as a local resident………………The force tweeted: “The identity of the perpetrator has been clarified: a 34-year-old German citizen resident in Luebeck. …………………”There are currently no indications the man was political radicalised and no signs of a terrorist background.” #AceNewsDesk reports

German bus attack: At least 14 people have been injured in an attack in Luebeck

German bus attack: At least 14 people have been injured in an attack in Luebeck (Image: AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

German bus attack: Emergency services at the scene

Police have cordoned off an area around a bus stock in Luebeck’s Kuecknitz neighbourhood (Image: AFP/GETTY IMAGES)Officers in a police car which happened to be close to the bus sprang into action after seeing what happened………………..They rushed to the vehicle and managed to overpower the suspect……………………Local newspaper Luebecker Nachrichten reported the man was originally from Iran………………..Police have sealed off an area around a bus stop in the Kuecknitz neighbourhood of Luebeck

Additional reporting by Monika Pallenberg.

Sputnik Int: https://t.co/UriPtdePTI – Published: July 20, 2018 at 09:40AM

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