German police confirm 18 children injured in car ramming incident in Volkmarsen

  25 February 2020    Read: 1035
German police confirm 18 children injured in car ramming incident in Volkmarsen

A driver rammed into the crowd earlier this week, as people were celebrating Rose Monday - a traditional carnival event before the start of Lent. 

At least 18 children are among the 52 injured in the German city of Volkmarsen, police announced on Tuesday.

"Among the victims are 18 children (while)... at present 35 people are still undergoing treatment in the hospital and 17 were already able to leave", police in Hesse stated on Twitter.


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