Three people seriously hurt in knife attack in Vienna: Austrian media

VIENNA (Reuters) – Three people were seriously injured in a knife attack in the Austrian capital Vienna on Wednesday evening, the Austrian Press Agency (APA) quoted a police spokesman as saying.

Mass-circulation daily newspaper Oesterreich said the stabbings occurred in the Leopoldstadt district near Vienna’s famous Prater Park. News website said the victims were a man and two women aged between 40 and 50.

APA said police were searching for a lone assailant who had fled the scene, and that the motive for the attack was not known.

The police were not immediately available for comment.

(Writing by Mark Heinrich; Editing by Andrew Heavens)



Categories: Europe, News Wire, World News

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