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Several injured in attack at Duesseldorf station; 2 arrests

  • Police officers stand outside the Duesseldorf, western Germany, main station Thursday, March 9, 2017 after several people had been injured in an axe attack. (Federico Gambarini/dpa via AP)

    Police officers stand outside the Duesseldorf, western Germany, main station Thursday, March 9, 2017 after several people had been injured in an axe attack. (Federico Gambarini/dpa via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Special police forces walk in the main train station in Duesseldorf, western Germany, Thursday, March 9, 2017 after several people have been injured in an attack with an ax. (David Young//dpa via AP)

    Special police forces walk in the main train station in Duesseldorf, western Germany, Thursday, March 9, 2017 after several people have been injured in an attack with an ax. (David Young//dpa via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Special police forces stand in the main train station in Duesseldorf, western Germany, Thursday, March 9, 2017 after several people have been injured in an attack with an ax. (David Young//dpa via AP)

    Special police forces stand in the main train station in Duesseldorf, western Germany, Thursday, March 9, 2017 after several people have been injured in an attack with an ax. (David Young//dpa via AP)  (The Associated Press)

German police say several people have been injured in an axe attack at Duesseldorf's main train station.

A spokesman for federal police says two suspected attackers were arrested after the attack that took place at about 9 p.m. Thursday.

Police spokesman Rainer Kerstiens told The Associated Press that more suspected attackers are believed to be on the run.

Kerstiens says the number of people injured was around five. He was unable to say how serious their injuries were.