The police, the knife attack at the Central railway station in Manchester on Monday evening with three of the injured from a terrorist Background. A spokeswoman for Greater Manchester Police confirmed on Tuesday at the request of the German press Agency.
forces had taken on Monday evening a man at Victoria station in Manchester. He is said to have injured three people with a knife on a Tram platform. The Anti-terrorist unit took over the investigation. According to the newspaper "Manchester Evening News" reported eye-witnesses, the attacker was called "Allah".
A woman and a man, both between 50 and 60 years old, with stab wounds to the abdomen and sometimes also in the face to the hospital. A police officer was treated for a stab wound to the shoulder, but again was discharged from the hospital, as it was called in a communication to the police. The injuries were not life-threatening. The attacker was overwhelmed by onrushing police officers using pepper spray and a stun gun.
Also, a police officer was injured by the knife at the shoulder, was able to leave the hospital but are now back. The incident had occurred in shortly before 21 o'clock local time, the train station Manchester Victoria in the centre of the city.
The station was initially locked. However, the police stressed that there is no continuing danger, because the only Suspect had been taken into custody. An Anti-terrorist unit of the police initiate an investigation.More about
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Currently the apartment of the Suspect in Manchester searches, going to a police spokesman, said at a press conference in the morning. The Prime Minister, Theresa May thanked in a message the use of forces. "My thoughts are with those who were injured in the suspected terror attack last night in Manchester," Feb. (Tsp, dpa)