Train knife­man dies of in­juries

The Myanmar Times - - World -

A man who car­ried out a stab­bing and ar­son at­tack on a Swiss train, killing one and in­jur­ing six oth­ers, has died in hos­pi­tal, po­lice said. “The ac­cused 27-year-old Swiss man has died of his in­juries,” po­lice from Switzer­land’s eastern Saint Gallen re­gion said on Au­gust 14. An­other pas­sen­ger has died of her in­juries. Po­lice said a 34-year-old woman who had been in crit­i­cal con­di­tion since the at­tack on Au­gust 13 died of her in­juries the next day. The vic­tims, in­clud­ing two men aged 17 and 50, two women aged 17 and 43 and a six-year-old girl, suf­fered burns and stab wounds. Po­lice added that the at­tack was not an act of ter­ror. – AFP

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