Hamburg knife attack: what we know

Hamburg knife attack: what we know

Hamburg knife attack: what we know

Police tweeted about an hour after the attack that the motives had not yet been confirmed. The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group releases a video purportedly featuring the attacker announcing he would carry out an "operation" in Germany, and presenting himself as a "soldier of the caliphate".

Officials interviewed the man and came away with the impression he was a "destabilised personality" but not someone who posed an immediate danger, Mr Voss said.

German media reported that the man had Islamist views and was known to authorities.

The suspect has not yet talked about Friday's attack, prosecutor Joerg Froehlich said, though he has indicated he acted alone.

"It could have happened to any of us", Grote said, noting that the six people injured in the attack were all in non-life threatening condition.

All of the wounded were being treated or operated on in hospital, some of them for serious injuries, police said.

"He ripped off the packaging and then suddenly, brutally attacked the 50-year-old man, who later died", Ms. Hennings said.

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Shell shocked women and children peeked out of rooms lining the first floor of block 4D, as neighbours of the 26-year-old suspect recounted his sudden transformation from a helpful man to a religious fanatic.

The 16-year-old boy was fatally wounded in the knife assault on the banks of the Alster river but a 15-year-old girl who was with him escaped unharmed after the attacker shoved her into the water.

Single attack has stabbed one man to death and injured 6 others in a supermarket in Hamburg, Germany.

It appeared that the suspect was facing deportation but this had not proceeded because he lacked identification papers, Scholz said. Nothing was found, police said.

The clip shows the alleged attacker surrounded by three men walking slowly towards him.

On Friday, a Hamburg knife attack left one person killed and at least 6 others injured; the perpetrator was arrested.

Photo The police searched a refugee shelter in Hamburg, Germany, on Friday in connection with a stabbing attack in a supermarket.