BERLIN – According to the Bavarian Red Cross, three individuals were seriously injured in a knife assault aboard a high-speed ICE train in Germany.

According to police, one person was arrested after this morning’s incident at the Seubersdorf train station. A large number of people were said to have been hurt as a result of the knife attack, while police were unable to provide an exact number of victims at this time.

At the time of the assault, the high-speed ICE train was travelling between the Bavarian towns of Regensburg and Nuremberg.

According to a representative for the Bavarian Red Cross, the organization’s 110 responders had treated three people who were seriously injured. As well as that, between 200 and 300 people were dragged out of the train and sent to a care facility near the railway station.

At approximately 9 a.m., police got a report regarding the assault, according to local authorities.

Horst Seehofer, Germany’s interior minister, said the awful attack’s basis was still unknown.” Seubersdorf, a municipality of 473 kilometres (294 miles) south of Berlin, is not in acute danger, he claimed.

Seehofer stressed that people who were hurt or saw the incident should recover swiftly and fully.

Rail traffic between Regensburg and Nuremberg has been halted, according to a spokeswoman for the German rail network. There is now a new route for long-distance rail service through Ingolstadt, a neighbouring city.