In the case of a knife attack in the Central railway station in the English city of Manchester have been injured, on Monday evening, three people. A man was arrested, as the British Transport Police announced on request of the German press Agency in the evening.
Two of the injured, a woman and a man, both between 50 and 60 years old, had been admitted to hospital with stab wounds to the hospital, it was said later in a statement to the police of Manchester. The woman had been hit in the face and on the belly, the man on the belly. A police officer was treated for a stab wound to the shoulder. All injuries should be heavy, but not life-threatening. 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. If there is a terrorist Background, was not initially known. However, an Anti-terrorist unit of the police took over the investigation. (Tsp, dpa)