HORROR in Frankfurt as CHILD is killed by a train after he and his mother are PUSHED FROM PLATFORM BY MIGRANT

Commuters at the station ‘howled’ after seeing the child fall to his death. The boy’s mother was able to save herself by rolling into a narrow gap between tracks, but she lost hold of her son who was fatally hit by the oncoming train. The station was ‘full of children’. “The people broke down howling.”

Merkel’s monstrous legacy.

The child is the second person to die after being pushed onto railway track in Germany in two weeks. On July 20, a 34-year-old woman was pushed in front of a regional train at Voerde station in North Rhine-Westphalia.

She died from her injuries.

HORROR IN FRANKFURT AS BOY, EIGHT, IS KILLED BY A TRAIN AFTER HE AND HIS MOTHER ARE ‘PUSHED FROM PLATFORM BY STRANGER DRESSED IN DARK CLOTHING’

THE BOY’S MOTHER WAS ABLE TO SAVE HERSELF BY ROLLING INTO A NARROW GAP BETWEEN TRACKS, BUT SHE LOST HOLD OF HER SON WHO WAS FATALLY HIT BY THE ONCOMING TRAIN.

  • Boy, eight, and his mother, 40, ‘pushed on to tracks’ at Frankfurt’s main station
  • The mother was able to save herself by rolling into the gap between tracks
  • Man, 40, has been arrested after witnesses saw a man push the mother and son
  • He is believed to have attempted but failed to push third person before his arrest

The boy’s mother was able to save herself by rolling into a narrow gap between tracks, but she lost hold of her son who was fatally hit by the oncoming train.

Local reports say the man, dressed in black trouser and an olive T-shirt, attempted but failed to push a third victim off the platform at the busy station which witnesses said was full of children at the time.

He tried to run off but was chased and overpowered by passersby before being detained by police, who have opened a murder investigation.

Police say there appears to be no connection between the 40-year-old suspect, thought to be from Eritrea, and the mother and son. The motive for the attack is not yet clear.

An eight-year-old boy has died after he and his mother were ‘pushed’ in front of an incoming high-speed train at Frankfurt’s main station, shortly before 10 this morning. Pictured: Police run onto the tracks following the attack

Horrified witnesses say they saw the man push the child and his mother, 40, in front of an InterCity Express at Frankfurt’s main station at about 10am.The mother is being treated in hospital.

Police told BILD: ‘The mother was barely able to save herself. Passersby watched the attack and ran after the fleeing man, of African descent.  He was arrested in the station’.

Several witnesses saw a suspect dressed in dark clothes pushing the child, local media reports.

Commuters at the station ‘howled’ after seeing the child fall to his death, as police, fire brigades, 16 ambulances and a helicopter arrived at the busy station in Germany’s financial capital.

Several witnesses needed medical treatment after seeing the death,hessenschau.de reported, and a conductor, who saw the incident from a train, shouted as it was happening.

The station was ‘full of children’ a witness told the publication. Another, who was on the train, said ‘people collapsed howling’.

Four of the busy stations tracks were closed following the attack, causing delays for dozens of commuters.

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