With a large kitchen knife has injured a man on new year’s eve in a train station in Manchester to be stung and three people part difficult. Meanwhile, the police comes from a terrorist Background. A spokeswoman for Greater Manchester Police confirmed on request of the dpa news Agency.

The Anti-terrorist unit had taken over after the attack, the investigation. According to the newspaper “Manchester Evening News” reported eye-witnesses, the attacker was called “Allah”.

The attackers but was overwhelmed quickly by rushing to the scene, police officers using pepper spray and a stun gun. In a short Video that the BBC showed, was to see how a number of officials pinned a man to the ground.

A woman and a man, both between 50 and 60 years old, with stab wounds to the abdomen and sometimes also in the face to the hospital.

A police officer was treated for a stab wound to the shoulder, but again was discharged from the hospital, as it was called in a communication to the police. The injuries were not life-threatening.

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