1 Killed, Multiple Injured In Hamburg Knife Attack: Police


Hamburg: One person has been killed and several others injured in a bloody knife attack at a supermarket in Hamburg, Germany, according to local police. The suspect has been arrested; however, officials have declined to comment on a possible motive.

“We have no clear information as to the motive or the number of wounded,” police said in a tweet.

The attack took place between Fuhlsbüttler and Hermann Kauffmann in the district of Barmbek, Hamburg just after 3pm local time on Friday, reports BILD.

Armed police have set up a security cordon and urged the public to avoid the area as traffic diversions are in place.

The suspect was captured by police a short time after the attack on Hellbrookstraße.

According to some media reports, the man ran into a supermarket in the Barmbek neighbourhood and attacked customers with a knife at around 3 p.m. local time.