Attack with knife in a Swiss train, many people wounded


Some of those wounded were in critical condition. The injured were taken to various hospitals. For the police is unclear whether the attack was terror-related, the investigation is ongoing. There are reports that flammable liquid was used in the assault. At the time of the attack, the train was occupied by several dozen passengers. The attacker was arrested. Salez station has been closed following the incident. Police, firefighters and three rescue helicopters and care teams had been at the scene. there is no further information on the attacker’s background or motive available. A Swiss police spokesperson stated that at this point in time the possibility of terrorism seemed “very, very far-fetched..”


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