Fresh reports have just broken of a boy and Mum who was shoved off a platform at Frankfurt’s main station, with the Mum rolling to safety, but the 8-year-old boy died as he was run over by an oncoming train.
The 40-year-old Eritrean man has been arrested by police who are treating the incident as a suspected homicide.
The eight-year-old boy was killed on Monday morning in Frankfurt’s main railway station after he was struck by an incoming ICE train, police said.
The suspect is believed to be from Eritrea, according to police. He was being held in police custody on Monday but his possible motive remained unclear. The alleged perpetrator and the victims are not believed to have known each other.
Six platforms remained closed for several hours.