In Bavaria, an Afghan man killed a 5-year-old boy with a knife in a shelter for refugees. This is reported by the Bavarian Radio.
"During the quarrel at the refugee shelter in Arnschwang, in the Cham district, a 5-year-old boy was mortally wounded and became a victim to a 41-year-old Afghan man armed with a knife," the report said.
The mother of the child, a "47-year-old Russian woman", was also seriously injured, she was taken to the hospital.
Arriving to the scene of the tragedy, policemen could not calm the man, as a result the officer shot the criminal. The child, who was still alive at that time, could not be saved because of severe injuries. Another son of the victim, 6 years old, is unharmed, but iin a state of shock.
The reason for the attack is currently unknown. Law enforcers are conducting their investigation. The inhabitants of the shelter were transferred to other places.