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German man rams car into crowd, injures 30 people

BERLIN, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- A German man drove his car into a crowd in the town of Volkmarsen, wounding 30 people, seven seriously.
A spokesman for Frankfurt prosecutors, Alexander Badle, said the injured people were taken to surrounding hospitals, some with life-threatening injuries. He noted that there are children among the victims.
Blade pointed out that the suspect, a 29-year-old German citizen from Volkmarsen, was arrested by the police on site and is currently under medical treatment due to the injuries he suffered in connection with the incident.
"The investigation, especially into the circumstances of the crime, continues," he said.
"In particular, no information can yet be provided about a motive. The investigation is exploring all avenues." (end) anj.rg.ibi