An unidentified passenger went on a stabbing rampage on a Swiss train on Saturday.
At least seven people were injured including a six year-old child.
BREAKING: Stabbing and "Fire" Attack on Swiss Train – "The carriage was covered in blood" https://t.co/xaN7MHku3U pic.twitter.com/SyVypbytIg
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The man also started a fire with flammable liquid before the attack.
SEVEN people have suffered burn and knife wounds in an attack on a Swiss train.
St Gallen Police confirmed the attack today.
Early reports suggest a man on the train used flammable liquids in the attack in north west Switzerland.
The attack happened on the line between Buchs and Sennwald at around 2.20pm, before the train reached Salez station.
The suspected attacker was taken to hospital after the incident near Salez in St Gallen Canton, Swiss media has said.
St. Gallen cantonal polices spokesman Bruno Metzger said: “Among the injured is at least one child.”…
…The incident comes after Muhammad Riyad, a 17-year-old Afghan refugee, attacked passengers on a train in Wuerzburg, southern Germany, with an axe in July – injuring 19.
Swiss train attack: 6 passengers, including 1 child, suffer burn, knife wounds #StGallen https://t.co/wYaKYlNhHw pic.twitter.com/JWd3qXlAyF
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