Stabbing in Wuppertal, Germany: 1 killed and 1 injured

Police in western Germany say they are searching for one or several perpetrators, yet they were not in conditions to disclose any more information regarding the attack
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18/08/2017
15:53
AFP
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This Friday, one person was killed and another was injured in a knife attack in Wuppertal, western Germany, announced the police, adding that they were searching for the perpetrator.

“We can confirm there has been a deadly crime. One man has died and another man is in the hospital,” a police spokeswoman told AFP.

The attack occurred in the vicinities of Elberfeld, in Wuppertal.

The news follows two attacks in Finland and Spain.

Hours earlier, in Finland, two people were killed and eight people were injured in a stabbing attack in the southwestern city of Turku where the police arrested a person and they were searching for other possible perpetrators.

On Thursday, at least 3 people were killed and more than a hundred people were injured when a vehicle hit a crowd in Las Ramblas, one of the busiest places in Barcelona

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