MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to Xinhua News Agency, the shooting took place on a train carrying 400 passengers, en route from Munich to Essen, as it approached Frankfurt Airport Station. The incident was reported to have happened at around 3.30 p.m. local time (13:30 GMT) on Monday.
The train's windshield was damaged, the media outlet Focus Online reported, adding that passengers did not sustain injuries.
This is not the first shooting incident that has taken place on a German train. In June the shooting occurred at a train station in Unterfoehring, a suburb of Munich when the offender attacked a police patrol officer during a routine document check. Four people were injured in the shooting, including the attacker and a policewoman who was hospitalized with a severe wound to the head.