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Man with chainsaw attacks people in Switzerland
18:01, 24 July 2017
Man with chainsaw attacks people in Switzerland

Five people were injured, two of them – seriously

18:01, 24 July 2017

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 In a Swiss town Schaffhausen a perpetrator attacked passerby in the street with a chainsaw, according to Reuters World.

It is reported that five people were injured, two of them – seriously

The attacker used a chainsaw. After that, he managed to escape the crime scene, and he hasn’t been identified yet. The police secured the part of the town, where the attacks happened. All the shops in the centre of Schaffhausen are closed.

According to a local news agency Blick, locals say an old man with a severely wounded head was brought into hospital.

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Press Secretary of local police Cindy Beer said she couldn’t confirm this information: “All we know is that five people were injured”.

Additional police units were sent to the town from neighbouring cantons of Thurgau, Winterthur, and Zurich.

Reuters also informs that the police doesn’t rush to call the incident a terrorist attack.

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