One dead, two injured in German car ramming attack

The perpetrator, who was armed with a knife, was shot and injured in a standoff with police after he fled the scene.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 25, 2017 19:37

One dead after man drove into crowd in German town

One dead after man drove into crowd in German town

 
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A 73-year-old German man was killed and two more were injured in Heidelberg, Germany, after a man drove his car into a pedestrian area, the BBC reported on Saturday evening. One of the victims is reported to be in serious condition.

The perpetrator, who was allegedly armed with a knife, was shot and injured in a standoff with police after he fled the scene.

he BBC noted that the man's motives were unclear, but that police suspect the driver was acting alone and that it was not a terrorist act.

One of the injured is reported to be in grave condition.


In December, an Israeli tourist in his 60s was seriously wounded when a truck rammed into a crowd at a Christmas market in Berlin, killing 12 people and wounding 48 others.





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