IS claims responsibility for a knife attack in Germany that left a boy, 16, dead and his teenage girlfriend injured

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a knife attack on a young couple in Hamburg, which claimed the life of a teenager and left his girlfriend injured.

The incident, which was not widely reported, happened late in the evening of October 16 when the victim, 16, and his girlfriend, 15, were sitting down beneath the Kennedy Bridge in the Germany port city.

The suspect remains at large and his identity is unknown.