In Surgut man with a knife attacked passers-by

In Surgut man with a knife attacked passers-by

The police eliminated the attacker after he resisted. According to some data, the attacker wounded seven people, four of them are in serious condition.

MOSCOW, 19 Jul — RIA Novosti. A man with a knife attacked people in Surgut and wounded several people, according to SK of Russia.

The incident occurred in the town centre at about 11.20 am local time (9.20 CEST). Immediately police arrived and eliminated the attacker. As told in Ministry of internal Affairs of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district, the man resisted arrest, the police had to open fire on defeat. It is noted that the attacker was wearing a mask.

Investigators have established the identity of the assailant, according to preliminary data, a local resident born in 1994. Police checked the information that he could be a mental disorder.

According to specified data, injured seven people, all of them hospitalized. The Yugra government said that four people are in serious condition, one in a state of moderate severity, the two have already released.

About the incident reported to the Governor of KHMAO Natalia Komarova, she is going to fly to Surgut.

At the scene, investigators and criminologists. A criminal case under article “attempt at murder”. The investigation took personal control of the head of the UK Russia Alexander Bastrykin.

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