Several injured in ax attack at Dusseldorf train station

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According to initial reports a man wielding an axe entered the station and injured two people.

Two people are reported to have been arrested and helicopters are scouring the scene after what is feared to have been a terror attack.

The station has been sealed off by armed police and trains are not stopping at the station.

A federal police spokesman told the AFP news agency that other suspects may be at large, but it was not clear how many people were being sought.

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Shocking images show injured passengers lying on the floor in the station, surrounded by paramedics.

German newspaper Bild said there were "several" ax attacks and one of the perpetrators jumped from a bridge to flee before he was apprehended.

"Man with axe chased by police in Dusseldorf".

A spokeswoman for Duesseldorf police Anja Kynast said the man arrested was also injured. The train station remains closed and trains have been diverted.

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