Car drives into German carnival parade, more than 30 reported injured
More than 30 people were injured on Monday after a car plowed into a carnival parade in the western German town of Volkmarsen, Bild newspaper said on Monday.
Police confirmed the incident but said it was too early to say exactly how many people were hurt or whether it was an accident or the driver had deliberately rammed the car into the crowd.
“Unfortunately, we cannot rule out that it was done with intent,” police spokesman for the nearby city of Kassel, told Welt TV.German news website HNA cited witnesses as saying the driver appeared to have deliberately targeted children and had driven “at full throttle” into the crowd,
which had gathered for the Shrove Monday procession.
Bild said that a third of more than 30 people hurt were seriously injured. Police called off all carnival parades in the German state of Hesse, where Volkmarsen is located, as a precautionary measure.......
The incident comes less than a week after a man gunned down 11 people, including himself, in one of the worst racist attacks in Germany since World War Two.
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