The suspected perpetrator was arrested, a witness reported that he several times ‘Allah,’ shouted and referred to the bombing of the West.
The drive was after the event closed for the public. The injured have been transferred to the hospital.“kitchen knife of 30 centimeters”
The attack happened a little before 21 hours in the centre of Manchester. According to the witness, and BBC producer Sam Clack the man came screaming on the ramp with a kitchen knife with a blade of 30 inches. “It was very frightening,” said the witness. He started a man and a woman of about sixty years.
The police used pepper spray and a stroomstootwapen to the attacker to put down, afterwards he was overpowered by six or seven agents. “He was screaming before and during the attack, " Allah,” said the witness. And also: “if you voortdoen with the bombing of other countries, will this sort of shit continue to repeat”.
Just leg very close to the most terrifying thing. Man stabbed in Manchester Victoria station, on the tram platform. Feet from me, I was close to jumping on the tracks as attacker had a long kitchen knife. Totally shaken. This is seriously messed up. pic.twitter.com/CnUw7j2TOTᔕᗩᗰ ᑕᒪᗩᑕK(@ Clack_Sam) link