Update: A 17 year old Afghan is responsible for injuring at least 15 people after he attacked them with an axe. The Mirror reported that he screamed before he began to attack the passengers,

A 17-year-old Afghan refugee believed to be behind the attack was shot dead by police as he reportedly charged at them following the incident at Würzburg-Heidingsfeld station.

More than 15 people have been injured after a man armed with an axe went on a bloody rampage after storming a train in Germany.

Armed police swarmed the area soon after receiving reports that a man hacked at passengers on board a train close to Wurzburg in southern Germany.