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Sunday 4 June 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# train attack

This year
# Germany
Man accused of killing two teenagers on a train in Germany had ‘just been released from jail’
A 16-year-old girl and 19-year-old man died from their injuries, authorities said.
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Trial begins over French train attack foiled by 'brave intervention' of three American tourists
The incident inspired a Hollywood film; the first day of the trial was spent discussing whether its director Clint Eastwood needed to be present.
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Three people seriously injured as axe-wielding man attacks passengers on German train
The attacker was also armed with a knife.
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Terror suspect walked out of toilet cubicle 'topless and armed'
French police say the man’s claims he just wanted to rob people are “barely credible”.
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French authorities have only hours left to question train gunman
Under French law the suspect must either be charged or an extension sought later this evening.
# France
Blow-by-blow account of how heroes overpowered French train attacker
Today the French President Francois Hollande presented the four men with the Legion of Honor, one of France’s highest honours, at the Elysee Palace.