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Germany: Footage shows aftermath of Volkmarsen car-ramming incident scene

Germany, Volkmarsen
February 25, 2020 at 08:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

A team of forensic investigators and a special police unit were deployed on the site where a car ploughed into a carnival crowd in the western German town of Volkmarsen on Monday, injuring at least 30 people.

Footage shows emergency services, including firefighters, police officers and forensics, gathering evidence at the taped-off crime scene.

The driver, who was identified as a local man by police, mounted the pavement before ramming into the crowds who had turned out for the festivities. Authorities, who arrested the 29-year old at the scene, believe the attack was intentional.

All carnival events across the Hessen region were cancelled on Monday after the incident in Volkmarsen as a precaution, according to the North Hessen Police.

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A team of forensic investigators and a special police unit were deployed on the site where a car ploughed into a carnival crowd in the western German town of Volkmarsen on Monday, injuring at least 30 people.

Footage shows emergency services, including firefighters, police officers and forensics, gathering evidence at the taped-off crime scene.

The driver, who was identified as a local man by police, mounted the pavement before ramming into the crowds who had turned out for the festivities. Authorities, who arrested the 29-year old at the scene, believe the attack was intentional.

All carnival events across the Hessen region were cancelled on Monday after the incident in Volkmarsen as a precaution, according to the North Hessen Police.

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