Deadly knife attack in Hamburg supermarket

28 July 2017
195 Views

Hamburg police reported that a knife attack in a Hamburg supermarket on Friday afternoon has left one person dead and several injured.

They announced the assault on Twitter: “Barmbek: An assailant has attacked and injured several people in a supermarket. One person has died. Suspect has been arrested.”

The police said they did not yet know the reason behind the attack or have any more precise information on the number of people injured. The also reported that streets would be closed off and asked people to steer clear of the area.

In a press statement, a police spokesperson said that the suspect had entered the supermarket and suddenly began stabbing customers before fleeing the building. Bystanders followed the suspect and alerted the police, who arrested the man shortly thereafter in a nearby street.

The suspect has not yet been identified.

The supermarket where the attack took place is located in Barmbek, a northeast neighborhood in the northern port city of Hamburg.

You may be interested

Anafi: Straight out of the Greek Mythology
GREECE
shares57 views
GREECE
shares57 views

Anafi: Straight out of the Greek Mythology

Panos - Aug 17, 2017

Greek Mythology has it that Anáfi, a paradise of pristine beauty and “exotic” beaches washed by crystal clear waters, had…

Greek Government to Invest in Kastellorizo Island Desalination
FINANCE
shares77 views
FINANCE
shares77 views

Greek Government to Invest in Kastellorizo Island Desalination

Panos - Aug 17, 2017

Greece’s General Secretariat for the Aegean and Island Policy and the country’s shipping industry have signed a €870,000 ($1 million)…

How will Turkey survive until 2019?
GREECE
shares69 views
GREECE
shares69 views

How will Turkey survive until 2019?

Panos - Aug 17, 2017

Politics in Turkey is entering a highly stressful two years this fall. Since the referendum, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seems…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.