Swiss probe knife attack injuring 2 as possible terror act


PTI, Nov 25, 2020, 9:01 AM IST

Geneva: Swiss authorities are investigating as a possible terror attack the stabbing of two women in a department store in the southern city of Lugano, for which a suspect has been arrested.

Police said the women’s injuries were not life-threatening.

Swiss Federal Police said on their Twitter feed that an attack “presumably of terrorist motivation” took place in Lugano on Tuesday afternoon, and federal prosecutors were investigating.

The federal prosecutors’ office said “an alleged terrorist attack against several people in a department store” had taken place.

Police in the southern Ticino region said a 28-year-old Swiss citizen living in the Lugano area had allegedly attacked two women, wounding one person in the neck with a sharp weapon.

In a statement, the Ticino police said one of the victims sustained serious but not life-threatening injuries, while the other sustained minor injuries.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

Union minister V K Singh calls NYT ‘Supari Media’ over its report on Pegasus

SBI suspends circular on recruitment of pregnant women

Rejected by New Zealand, reporter turns to Taliban for help

Hassan: Unable to repay Rs 1 lakh loan, couple murders friend at lodge

K’taka relaxes Covid restrictions: No night curfew, Schools in Bengaluru to reopen from Jan 31

EXPLAINER: What’s known about “stealth” version of omicron?

Iranian man sets Guinness World Record by balancing 85 spoons on body


Related Articles More

Rejected by New Zealand, reporter turns to Taliban for help

Singapore reports more infectious BA.2 Omicron variant; says hospitals coping well

Willow Biden joins long and varied line of White House pets

Swastikas spray painted on DC’s Union Station

US: Human chain formed to help after Pittsburgh bridge collapse

MUST WATCH

Elephant shot dead near Hunsur

Mangaluru: Youth loses life while trying to save drowning girlfriend

Newly Married womens deadbody fount in forest area

Mother of late police jawan builds memorial in his Honour

BSF seizes 47kg of heroin from Gurdaspur


Latest Additions

Rahul Gandhi to launch financial assistance scheme for landless labourers in Chhattisgarh on Feb 3

Union minister V K Singh calls NYT ‘Supari Media’ over its report on Pegasus

SBI suspends circular on recruitment of pregnant women

Kaali Mutt Rishikumar Swami demands ban on burqa

Rejected by New Zealand, reporter turns to Taliban for help

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.