Man attacks passengers on train in Austria

Man attacks passengers on train in Austria

A man has attacked passengers on a train in western Austria, seriously wounding two people.

The assault occurred early today near the village of Sulz, in Vorarlberg province.

The attacker, a 60-year-old German national, appeared mentally confused, police said.

A 19-year-old man suffered wounds to the stomach and back while the other victim, a 17-year-old male, had a throat injury.

Both were taken to hospital.

Police ruled out any connection to Saturday's incident on a Swiss train that left both the attacker and a victim dead after the man attacked passengers with a knife and burning liquid.

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