GENEVA, 14th August, 2016 (WAM) — Police have said an attack on a train on the eastern Swiss border was not connected to terrorism. One woman and the attacker died after the incident.

A 27-year-old Swiss man attacked several passengers on the train on Saturday afternoon, using a knife and flammable liquid.

A 34-year-old woman died of her injuries on Sunday. The attacker was also confirmed dead after suffering serious burns.

Police were not able to question him before he died.

Five other people were also injured.

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