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.

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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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