Previous post Next post

2 Men, 3 Women 6-Year-Old Kid Burned, Stabbed By 27-Year-Old Attacker On Swiss Train

Seven people are in hospital with stab wounds and burns, police say, after an attack on a train near St.Gallen, Switzerland. The man set the train carriage on fire using a flammable liquid and also stabbed passengers, including a six-year-old child, police said. Details are sparse for now but The BBC reports, the suspected attacker, described as a Swiss man aged 27, was also taken to hospital after the incident near Salez in St Gallen Canton.

 

Swiss police and special forces have sealed off the train and the interior minister is believed to be holding a special meeting on how to deal with incident. As The Mirror reports,

The incident took place in St Gallen in norther eastern Switzerland.

switzerland, maps

Seven people are in hospital with stab wounds and burns, police say, after an attack on a train near St.Gallen, Switzerland. The man set the train carriage on fire using a flammable liquid and also stabbed passengers, including a six-year-old child, police said. Details are sparse for now but The BBC reports, the suspected attacker, described as a Swiss man aged 27, was also taken to hospital after the incident near Salez in St Gallen Canton. - Click to enlarge

The carriage was reportedly left covered in blood following the attack, as the badly injured were treated at the scene.

Details surrounding the incident took place are currently unclear, but it comes after Europe has been rocked by a series of terrorist attacks over the past 12 months.

train

Seven people are in hospital with stab wounds and burns, police say, after an attack on a train near St.Gallen, Switzerland. The man set the train carriage on fire using a flammable liquid and also stabbed passengers, including a six-year-old child, police said. Details are sparse for now but The BBC reports, the suspected attacker, described as a Swiss man aged 27, was also taken to hospital after the incident near Salez in St Gallen Canton. - Click to enlarge

 

As Tages Anzeiger reports,

On the railway line between Buchs and Sennwald it came around 14:20 just before Salez station to an incident. According to current information has poured a flammable liquid, a 27-year-old Swiss. He was armed with at least one knife. The liquid caught fire. This, and stabbed seven people were injured severely partly on the train. police
Seven people had to be admitted to various hospitals with undetermined fire and stab wounds. They were partly hurt severely. “Among the injured is at least one child,” said Bruno Metzger, spokesman for the St. Gallen cantonal police, the “St. Galler Tagblatt ” .

As the Canton Police notifies that it was among the injured in addition to the alleged offender 27 years of a 17- and a 50- year-old man and three women aged 17, 34 and 43 years and a 6-year-old child.

 Swiss Train
Besides a massive contingent of police St.Gallen Canton firefighters, three rescue helicopters, two emergency physicians, three ambulances and experts from the railway companies were in use. Swiss Train

France, Germany and Belgium have all been targeted, and other European nations have been bracing for assaults on their soil.

Full story here
Tyler Durden
ZeroHedges' Tyler Durden is the hero of Fight Club, the 1999 movie based on Chuck Palahniuk's novel that reflected Chuck's experience in the Cacophony Society Quote: "Goddamn it, an entire generation pumping gas, waiting tables, slaves with white collars. Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t need. We’re the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our Great War’s a spiritual war… our Great Depression is our lives. We’ve all been raised on television to believe that one day we’d all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars. But we won’t. And we’re slowly learning that fact. And we’re very, very pissed off." --> see more about Tyler on snbchf
Previous post See more for 3.) Global News on Switzerland Next post
Tags: ,,,,,

Permanent link to this article: https://snbchf.com/2016/08/durden-2-men-3-women-6-stabbed-swiss-attack/

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.