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Reports: Five Injured in Swiss Chainsaw Attack

Reports: Five Injured in Swiss Chainsaw Attack

Monday, 24 July 2017 07:29 AM

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.

© AFP 2019

   
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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....
Switzerland, crime
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2017-29-24
Monday, 24 July 2017 07:29 AM
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