A man set fire to a train in Switzerland and attacked people with a knife, leaving six passengers hospitalized with burns and stab wounds. The 27-year-old assailant ignited a flammable liquid and then began stabbing people on the train. The Swiss suspect was arrested and taken to the hospital for injuries of his own.
Among the six injured people is a 6-year-old child, and two 17-year-olds. Some of the injured are in serious condition. The attacker’s motive is not known at this time.
Swiss train attack: 6 passengers, including 1 child, suffer burn, knife wounds #StGallen https://t.co/wYaKYlNhHw pic.twitter.com/JWd3qXlAyF
— Voice of Europe (@V_of_Europe) August 13, 2016
#UPDATE Man sets train carriage on fire using flammable liquid and stabs passengers, injuring six, including child https://t.co/L6eWaxbfQ5
— AFP news agency (@AFP) August 13, 2016