San Francisco Chronicle
Slashing attack wounds 5
Italian police were investigating a Somali asylum-seeker for attempted murder Sunday after he allegedly slashed two ticket controllers aboard a bus in the resort town of Rimini, then
wounded three other people, including a boy, as he fled.
Investigators are ruling out terrorism as a motive and believe the 26-year-old man was under the influence of drugs during the knife attack Saturday night, according to Italy’s state broadcaster RAI.
State TV said the man had applied for asylum in Italy and was living in a migrant residence run by a Catholic charity.