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Austria: knife attack in Vienna, three family members seriously injured, Afghan arrested

At least three people were seriously injured, the offender is on the run.

A knife attack occurred this Wednesday evening, around 19:45, on the streets of Vienna, Austria. At least three people were seriously injured by a man who fled, before committing at least one second attack.

According to the Viennese police, the assailant stabbed around 7:45 pm “random” passers by at the famous Prater Park in the Austrian capital. Two women and a man from the same family were seriously injured. It is a couple and their adult daughter, according to a police source.

Images from the scene showed large stains of blood on the pavement alongside items that may have come from the victims.
A motive for the attack wasn’t immediately known.

 

 

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