Five injured in Swiss chainsaw attack

Five injured in Swiss chainsaw attack
Swiss police officers stand at a crime scene in Schaffhausen, Switzerland July 24, 2017.

Geneva - The attacker was wielding a chainsaw



By AFP

Published: Mon 24 Jul 2017, 4:02 PM

Last updated: Mon 24 Jul 2017, 9:50 PM

A man armed with a chainsaw injured at least five people in an attack in a Swiss town on Monday, local media reported.
The Blick news site said police, ambulances and a helicopter had rushed to the scene in Schaffhausen and had sealed off the area.
Witnesses, including a local shop manager, told Blick the attacker was wielding a chainsaw and that businesses and pedestrians had been evacuated.
Police told multiple local media outlets there had been an attack but officers have not confirmed that a chainsaw was used.


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