Police find bodies of five children in a house in German town

Five children aged between one and eight are found dead 'after their mother killed them then tried to take her own life by jumping in front of a train' in Germany The bodies were discovered at an apartment building in Solingen, near Cologne  Reports say a 27-year-old mother is suspected of killing the five children before jumping in front of a train but surviving with serious injuries  The five dead children were said to be one, two, three, six and eight years old 

By Tim Stickings For Mailonline

Published: 13:57 BST, 3 September 2020 | Updated: 15:04 BST, 3 September 2020

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Five children were found dead in Germany today after their mother allegedly killed them before trying to take her own life. 

The bodies were discovered at an apartment building in Solingen, 20 miles from Cologne in western Germany.   

According to Bild, a 27-year-old mother is suspected of killing five of her children before jumping in front of a train but surviving with serious injuries. 

The five dead children were said to be one, two, three, six and eight years old, while an 11-year-old was uninjured.  

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