151323Z NOV 17


Unprovoked stabbing in Cologne by a man with “an Arab look”.

Die Welt (translated):

A unknown person in Cologne has apparently suddenly rushed from behind on a 28-year-olds and rammed a knife in the thigh.

He then fled to police. The officials wrote in their statement that the act on Saturday afternoon was “apparently for no apparent reason”. The two men had not known each other and had nothing to do with each other.

The man was traveling with two brothers and four friends in the district of Mülheim near the Bürgeramt on Wiener Platz when he was attacked. The brothers tried to arrest the attacker. He also threatened her with a knife. The 28-year-old came to hospital with serious injuries. Danger to life is not according to the information.


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