Knife Attack

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Multiple people stabbed in UK's Birmingham; police declares 'major incident'

06 Sep 2020

Multiple people stabbed in UK's Birmingham; police declares 'major incident'

Multiple stabbings have been reported at the Birmingham city center in the United Kingdom, the police said on Sunday.

China: Security guard stabs 37 primary school kids, 2 adults

04 Jun 2020

China: Security guard stabs 37 primary school kids, 2 adults

A security guard working at a primary school in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China attacked students and teachers with a knife on Thursday, state media reported.

4 officers killed in knife attack at Paris Police headquarters

03 Oct 2019

4 officers killed in knife attack at Paris Police headquarters

In a tragic incident, a knife-wielding man reportedly killed four police officers before being shot dead at the central police headquarters in Paris on Thursday.

Japan: 2 dead, 19 injured in mass stabbing

28 May 2019

Japan: 2 dead, 19 injured in mass stabbing

A knife-wielding man attacked commuters at a busy bus stop in Japan on Tuesday, injuring at least 19 people, including 13 elementary school children. According to Japan's national broadcaster, NHK, two people, including a kid, died in the inhumane attack.

Paris Knife attack: 7 people injured, 4 in critical condition

10 Sep 2018

Paris Knife attack: 7 people injured, 4 in critical condition

Two British tourists, among seven others, were wounded in Paris after they were attacked by a man carrying a knife and an iron bar, said the police. Four are in critical condition.

One killed, two injured in knife attack near Paris

23 Aug 2018

One killed, two injured in knife attack near Paris

A man armed with a knife killed one person and seriously injured two others today morning in a town about 30km southwest of Paris, a police source said.

Paris knife-attacker was reserved, quiet, didn't seem like extremist: Friends

14 May 2018

Paris knife-attacker was reserved, quiet, didn't seem like extremist: Friends

The 20-year-old who was gunned down in Paris during a knife attack was a calm and reserved person, and "didn't fit the stereotype" of a jihadist, friends and witnesses said.

Man shouting "Allahu Akbar" kills one, injures four in Paris

13 May 2018

Man shouting "Allahu Akbar" kills one, injures four in Paris

One person was killed and four injured on the rue Monsigny in Paris yesterday, when a man stabbed them with a knife shouting "Allahu Akbar."

Mass stabbing in Russia's Surgut: Eight wounded; Knifeman killed

19 Aug 2017

Mass stabbing in Russia's Surgut: Eight wounded; Knifeman killed

At least eight persons have been wounded by a man armed with knife in the central Russian city of Surgut.

Attacks in Finland's Turku: Man held for stabbing several people

18 Aug 2017

Attacks in Finland's Turku: Man held for stabbing several people

A knifeman who stabbed several people in the Puutori-Market Square of Finland's Turku city has been taken into custody by the police.