An axe-wielding teen, who stormed a passenger train and hacked at terrified passengers while shouting "Allahu Akbar" has been identified as a 17-year-old Afghan refugee.
The horror began at around 9mpm local time when the teenager stormed a train that was travelling close to Wurzburg in southern Germany. He then shouted "Allahu Akbar" - which means God is greatest - before launching into the terrifying attack on innocent passengers and then attempted to flee.
Early reports claim he has left at least three people fighting for their lives, and a fourth with minor injuries.
At least 14 other passengers were being treated for shock.