Five children found dead in flat near Düsseldorf
Five children were found dead in an apartment in western Germany on Thursday, police said, with local media reporting they were murdered by their mother who later tried to kill herself as well.
The children were found in a private apartment in the city of Solingen in
North Rhine-Westphalia state, police told AFP without giving further details.
They were one, two, three, six and eight years old, according to a report in the Bild daily.
The mother later threw herself in front of a train but survived with serious injuries, the report said. She has been taken under police protection.