Gunmen attack Essen-bound high speed train near Germany's Frankfurt

DAILY SABAH
ISTANBUL
Published 03.10.2017 12:01
A train rides a part of the re-opened railway track in Rastatt, Germany, 02 October 2017 (EPA Photo)
A train rides a part of the re-opened railway track in Rastatt, Germany, 02 October 2017 (EPA Photo)

A high-speed train heading to Essen was attacked by three gunmen near Germany's Frankfurt Airport, reports said.

According to reports, the attack took place late Monday, when three men fired shots at the Essen-bound train, which departed from Munich carrying 400 passengers.

The shots caused material damage to the windshield of the train, Focus magazine reported.

No injuries were reported.

Police noted that the suspects may have used air guns and have launched a probe to catch the perpetrators.

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