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One dead and three injured in knife attack at German train station

One person has been killed and three injured in a knife attack at a train station near Munich.

Witnesses said that the suspected attacker shouted "Allahu Akbar" - Arabic for "God is great" - during the stabbings, but police say there is no evidence he was part of an Islamic extremist network.

The man was arrested shortly after the attack in Grafing at around 4:50am local time. Officials have said that the 27-year-old, named locally as Paul H., has "mental health and drug problems," according to AFP.

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Knife attacker 'shouting Allahu Akbar' seriously injures four at German train station

The attack happened at a station in Grafing, near Munich Credit: ITV News

Four people have been seriously injured in a knife attack at a train station near Munich early on Tuesday by a man who is said to have shouted "Allahu Akbar" during the attack.

The man was arrested shortly after the attack in Grafing at around 4:50am local time, German police confirmed to the Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper.

Police are checking witness statements that the man shouted "Allahu Akbar," Arabic for "God is greatest."

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