Six injured in a knife assault at a far-right info stand within the German metropolis of Mannheim | EUROtoday

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The knife assault recorded this Friday in opposition to a bunch of anti-Islam militants in Mannheim (southwest Germany) left six injured, amongst them a police officer who tried to arrest the attackeras confirmed to Efe by legislation enforcement companies.

The attacker joins them, who was injured by a gunshot because of the taking pictures of one other agent, in accordance with the police in an announcement launched to the press.

The injured officer “was stabbed several times from behind in the head area,” specified the notice, which didn’t element the severity of the victims' accidents, though it did notice that every one of them are receiving hospital therapy.

According to unofficial info circulating within the German media, the agent is in vital situation, whereas the remainder of the victims suffered accidents. stinging in legs and armsin addition to on the shoulders and face.

The Police have no idea, for the second, the id of the attacker and are attempting to make clear the circumstances of the assault.

The political crimes division of the Federal State Prosecutor's Office, primarily based in Karlsruhe, I took on the investigation of an incident condemned by the German canciller, Olaf Scholz, who known as it “absolutely unacceptable”.

In a video unfold on social networks you’ll be able to see how a person armed with a knife assaults a person who was at a stand informative in a sq. after which to a number of individuals who come to his support, amongst them a police officer.

The suspect in the attack carrying a knife.

The suspect within the assault carrying a knife.TV CAPTURE

The Pax Europa Alliance, the affiliation that arrange the data stand and whose declared goal is the struggle in opposition to “political Islam”, recognized the primary sufferer of the assault like Michael Strzenberger, one in all its founders and amongst Germany's best-known anti-Islam agitators.

Four different members of mentioned group – which calls, amongst different occasions, protests in opposition to the development of mosques– had been injured after they tried to guard him from the aggressor.

Strzenberger, 59, was repeatedly sentenced to pay fines for inciting hatred in opposition to Muslims and is below statement by the key providers of the Bavarian area (southern) attributable to its extremist positions.