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Knife attack in Germany: authorities speak of an “attack”, what we know

A man with a knife attacked several individuals this Friday &agrav; Mannheim in Germany. The assailant was killed. injured by the police.

Several people were attacked. injured this Friday, May 31, 2024   Mannheim, in southwest Germany. "A person allegedly attacked; several individuals with a knife" according to police. The police officers shot on the attacker, who was also attacked. injured. The events occurred around 11:30 a.m.

Several injured in knife attack

The attack occurred during a far-right demonstration. Indeed, the citizen movement Pax Europa, organized a rally against “political Islam”. According to information from Euronews, confirmed by Le Figaro, a far-right activist and anti-Islam critic ;quot;, Michael Stürzenberger, who was to speak at this event, wasé injured. The other injured are members of Pax Europa and a police officer who tried to attack them. to stop the attacker, based on the movement.

If the extent and gravity The injuries of those affected are not yet known, images are already circulating. on social networks. They show a man attacking several people in a square, armed with a knife. A victim was killed hit by the knife blade at leg level. In a press release; press release, the police indicate that there is no immediate danger for the population. 

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz denounces an "attack"

In the wake of the events, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz qualifiedé of "unacceptable violence" this attack. "The images from Mannheim are terrible. Several people were attacked. seriously injured by the perpetrator of an attack. My thoughts are with the victims. Violence is absolutely unacceptable in our democracy. The perpetrator must be severely punished. he declared. on X (formerly Twitter).

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116