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English stabbing be investigated as terrorism

Three people - including a police officer - was new year's eve assaulted with a knife at Victoria Station in the English city of Manchester.

Now informs the police that are investigating the attack as a possible act of terrorism.

- We treat it as a terrorefterforskning, explained chief constable Ian Hopkins at a press conference on Tuesday at noon.

An eyewitness said after the attack to the british newspaper the Telegraph, that the perpetrator shouted 'Allah' before and during the attack.

Photo: Ritzau Scanpix

He also says that the man shouted: 'as long As you continue to bomb other countries, it will kind of continue to happen.'

The wounded police officer is, according to the newspaper The Telegraph still hospitalized for a knife in the shoulder, while a man and a woman were taken to the hospital with injuries.

the Police received the complaint on the attack shortly before o'clock, 21 local time, and reports Tuesday that a 25-year-old man has been arrested. The british police antiterrorenhed head the investigation.

Sam Clack, who is a producer and journalist at the tv station the BBC, was present at Victoria Station and witnessed the attack, which took place at one of Victoria Station's platforms.

Photo: Ritzau Scanpix

I heard a terrible scream, and looking down along the platform. He came running toward me with a 30-centimetre long kitchen knife in his hand, tells Sam Clack of The Telegraph.

- It was fear. Pure fear.

Clack reports via social media that the perpetrator tried to leave the station, and that he was 'completely covered in blood'.

A larger group of officers was however, present at the station and overpowered the offender. According to witnesses, used the police a strømpistol and pepper spray.

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