Man armed with a knife is shot by police during a violent confrontation with officers at a train station

Officers were forced to shoot the man outside Ipswich station (pictured) in Queensland at 4.15 on Sunday afternoon

Man armed with a knife is killed by police during a violent confrontation with officers at a train station

  • The police shot a man who held a knife just after 4 p.m. Sunday at a train station
  • There were no injuries at the Ipswich station in Queensland
  • It is unknown if the man was known by the authorities before being shot

Greta Levy for Daily Mail Australia

The police shot and killed a man who held a knife after a violent confrontation at a train station.

The officers shot the man outside the Ipswich station in Queensland at 4:15 on Sunday afternoon.

The police confirmed that the man was holding a sword when the officers approached him.

It is believed that the man was causing a "disturbance" when he was shot to death, Nine News reported.

Officers were forced to shoot the man outside Ipswich station (pictured) in Queensland at 4.15 on Sunday afternoon

Officers were forced to shoot the man outside Ipswich station (pictured) in Queensland at 4.15 on Sunday afternoon

A spokesman for the Queensland police said there were no injuries during the confrontation.

A train had just arrived at the platform and bustled with travelers, according to the courier mail.

Services were suspended on the Ipswich and Rosewood lines and other lines were delayed.

The entrance to the station will be closed throughout the night so that the police can comb the area for an investigation.

The police confirmed that the man was holding a blade when approached

The police confirmed that the man was holding a blade when approached

The police confirmed that the man was holding a blade when approached

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