51-year-old man arrested for sabotaging German high-speed rail track

The German police have arrested a man who wanted to assassinate a high-speed line. On the route also drive the ICE trains between Amsterdam and Frankfurt.

The 51-year-old suspect had on a bridge at sabotage Wiesbaden track. He had a length of eighty meters loosened the rails, which could lead to a derailment. Rail traffic on the route had to be interrupted Friday.


The police could keep the suspect near Cologne. They came to the man on the track by a statement in which he claimed the act. The text was addressed to prime minister Angela Merkel.

The man would be homeless and a few months ago have been released from prison, where he sat for extortion. The man is now being sued for including attempted murder.

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