30, including children, injured as car is driven intentionally into crowd Carnival parade in Volkmarsentown, Germany (UPDATE)

epa08244411 Rescue workers and police officers stand next to a silver-coloured Mercedes car after it crashed into a group of revelers during the Rose Monday carnival parade in Volkmarsen near Kassel, Germany 24 February 2020. According to reports, a man drove a car into revelers injuring at least ten people including children. The driver of the car has been arrested. EPA-EFE/ELMAR SCHULTEN BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE

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30 persons have been injured after a car crashed into a Carnival parade in the German town of Volkmarsen. People gathered near a grocery store to watch the parade when the car hit the crowd, media reported.

No deaths have so far been reported after the vehicle drove into a Carnival parade in the German town of Volkmarsen. Police said they have taken the driver into custody.

Although the police confirmed that the case was intentional, it didn’t confirm whether this was a deliberate attack. 

Police shut down the area where the incident took place.

North Hesse Police’s official Twitter account said: “We are on site with a large contingent. The investigation is ongoing. As soon as reliable information is available, we will publish it here.”

Developing story via DW / ANSA / Sky News 

 

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