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Police officer succumbs to severe accidents after knife assault

An officer at the scene after the attack An officer at the scene after the attack

An officer on the scene after the assault


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A 29-year-old police officer was critically injured within the assault on Mannheim's market sq.. The officer died on Sunday. Chancellor Scholz expressed his shock. “What is happening in our country makes me angry,” mentioned Finance Minister Lindner.

EHe intervened to assist – and paid along with his life: The police officer who was critically injured within the knife assault on Mannheim's market sq. is useless. This was introduced by the Karlsruhe public prosecutor's workplace, the Mannheim police headquarters and the State Criminal Police Office on Sunday night.

A 25-year-old attacked a number of individuals with a knife at a rally of the anti-Islam motion Pax Europa (BPE) available on the market sq., critically injuring six of them. The act brought on horror throughout the nation. BPE board member Michael Stürzenberger was additionally amongst these injured.

The attacker stabbed the 29-year-old police officer a number of occasions within the head space, it was mentioned. The police officer was operated on instantly after the assault and positioned in a man-made coma, the LKA mentioned. He succumbed to his severe accidents within the late afternoon. “We mourn the loss of a police officer who gave his life for our safety,” it continued.

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Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) was additionally shocked. “I am deeply dismayed that the courageous police officer succumbed to his serious injuries after the terrible attack in Mannheim,” Scholz mentioned on the web service X. “His commitment to the safety of us all deserves the highest recognition.”

Federal Finance Minister Christian Lindner (FDP) additionally expressed his shock. “The death of the young police officer touches me deeply,” Lindner wrote on X. “And what is happening in our country makes me angry. We must defend ourselves against Islamist terrorism,” he added. “We will continue to strengthen the security authorities financially to do this. Enough of false tolerance.”

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Federal Interior Minister Nancy Faeser (SPD) mentioned the police officer's demise made her “infinitely sad”. “He intervened courageously to save lives. He died in the line of duty for our security,” she harassed. She paid tribute to all law enforcement officials who guarantee individuals's security daily. “This act shows in a terrible way how dangerous this service can be for our country,” Faeser harassed.

“The news shocks me to the core,” mentioned Baden-Württemberg's Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann (Greens). “All our thoughts are with the family, relatives and colleagues.”

The crime exhibits “the often incalculable risks that police officers are exposed to every day,” Kretschmann added. “I would therefore like to express my deepest sympathy to all police officers in Baden-Württemberg. We are all united with you today in deep sorrow.”

“This young policeman had his whole life ahead of him”

“These are moments when the world seems to stand still,” mentioned Interior Minister Thomas Strobl (CDU). “The entire Baden-Württemberg police force will always and forever honor his memory.” The police officer was the sufferer of a brutal, bestial assault. “He gave his life because he stood up to protect other people.”

“This young police officer had his whole life ahead of him,” mentioned CDU state chief Manuel Hagel. “Nothing can ever heal this painful loss.” The complete nation owes the younger officer a deep debt of gratitude for his heroism.

The German police union reacted with shock, but additionally anger. “The violence we encounter every day is ruthlessly brutal, inhumane and often deadly,” mentioned regional head Ralf Kusterer. Campaigns in opposition to hate and agitation usually don’t even start to handle the issues that law enforcement officials should endure daily. “Discussions about democracy and freedom of opinion do not reach perpetrators who are incapable of committing a crime or who are not guilty, nor religious fanatics whose world of thought seems completely alien and absurd to us.”

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According to the authorities, the motive of the 25-year-old suspect Sulaiman A. remains to be unclear. So far, the person, who was born in Afghanistan however got here to Germany as a teen in 2014, has not been in a position to be questioned – he was additionally injured within the minutes after the assault. A police officer stopped him with a shot. A. is accused of tried homicide. He has not beforehand come to the eye of the police; he’s married, has two youngsters and lives in Heppenheim, Hesse.