Police mentioned individuals had been killed and injured and that an attacker had been shot, however didn’t give particulars.
The state of affairs was now beneath management, police mentioned.
A reporter for ARD public tv mentioned he had been instructed by police that there have been no indications of a terrorist motive behind the assault.
“The attacker was overpowered after police used a firearm,” Decrease Franconia police mentioned on Twitter. “There are not any indications of a second suspect. There’s NO hazard to the inhabitants.”
Movies posted on social media confirmed a younger man seemingly holding a knife being warded off by different males holding chairs till police arrived. One other video appeared to indicate blood on the bottom.
The movies matched the reported location of the assaults on and round Wuerzburg’s central Barbarossaplatz, although it was not instantly attainable to verify once they had been made.
Wuerzburg is a metropolis of some 130,000 individuals south-east of Frankfurt.