Masked Man With Sword Kills Teacher, Injures Students At School In Sweden
It’ll play as a ‘school attack’, but I think we can lay odds as to the attacker.
Via The Local:
UPDATED: A teacher has died and four others are injured after a knife attack at a school in Trollhättan, western Sweden. A student has told The Local he feared he would be “murdered”.
-Teacher dead and four injured in school attack
-Two boys, 11 and 15, among those being treated for serious stab wounds
-Attacker seriously injured
-Student tells The Local his teacher was stabbed
-‘If I had not run, I would have been murdered,’ student tells The Local
-PM Stefan Löfven: ‘A dark day for Sweden’
The attack took place on Thursday morning at the school, around 75km from Gothenburg, after a man wearing a mask walked into a building on the premises.
Police spokesman Stefan Gustafsson later told Swedish media that the attacker was in his twenties and used “several knife-like objects”.
A hospital in Trollhättan then confirmed that a teacher died in the incident.
Two boys, 11 and 15, and a male teacher are being treated for serious stab wounds at Trollhättan hospital. The attacker is also injured.
“The suspect has been shot and is being treated at NÄL (the regional hospital). He is seriously injured and is being operated on,” said hospital spokesperson Niklas Claesson. More
A picture reported to be of the alleged attacker was circulating in Swedish media on Thursday afternoon.
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