A stabbing spree in Manchester, United Kingdom that sent at least three people to the hospital was likely an act of terrorism, confirms British Police.
“The man, who has not been identified, was taken in for questioning after police confronted him at the Arndale shopping center in Manchester. Investigators say three people were injured there during a stabbing spree this morning and that the man is being detained on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of an act of terrorism,” reports Fox News.
“Greater Manchester Police said two women – one of whom is 19 – are in stable condition after being taken to local hospitals with stab wounds. The condition of a 50-year-old man who police say also was stabbed in the attack was not immediately clear,” adds Fox.
BREAKING: Police are investigating a suspected multiple stabbing at Manchester’s Arndale Centrehttps://t.co/byHF4SGtIB
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) October 11, 2019
“We do not know the motivation for this terrible attack,” said Manchester Police Boss Russ Jackson. “It appears random, is certainly brutal and of course, extremely frightening for anyone who witnessed it.”
A suicide bomber attacked an arena in Manchester during an Ariana Grande concert in 2017; killing 22 people.
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