Switzerland: 5 injured in chainsaw attack, assailant at large

According to eye-witnesses in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, a man armed with a chainsaw attacked five people. Two of the victims are in critical condition. Police are currently searching for the attacker.
Schaffhausen, today Photo Credit: Sky News/Channel 2 News

Five people were injured on Monday by a man who attacked them in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. Two of the victims are in critical condition. The local police department has sealed off the scene, which is in the middle of the city that is located on the border with Germany.

According to the reports in Switzerland, the police are searching for the attacker, who fled the scene. Eye-witnesses told reporters that he was armed with a chainsaw but the police have not yet confirmed the report about the type of weapon he used. The spokesperson for the police department said: “We cannot say at this time what happened. We only know that a man injured a number of people.”



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