Germany: Muslim attacks several people with knife, calls one “infidel,” taken to psychiatrist
Of course, because what else could he be but mentally ill?
“‘We can’t confirm or deny (the reports), we are checking whether there may be an Islamist background,’ a police spokesman told AFP.”
Here you go, Berlin police: yes, there is. Don’t thank me. This one is on the house.
“Police probe Berlin U-Bahn knife attacker for Islamist motive,” AFP, January 2, 2018 (thanks to the Geller Report):
Berlin police said on Tuesday they were unable to rule out an Islamist background after a “deranged” Syrian knifeman was arrested over an attack in one of the German capital’s underground stations.
Witnesses said the 23-year-old, identified as Ahmad Al-H., attacked several people with a knife “for no apparent reason” at the Bayerischer Platz station in southwestern Berlin on New Year’s Eve, according to a police report.
But the Tagesspiegel newspaper reported that he had asked one 50-year-old German man his nationality and called him an “infidel” before stabbing him.
The man suffered a light injury but declined medical treatment, police said.
Other people attacked by the knife wielder including a mother with a young child escaped unharmed, according to Tagesspiegel.
Police said only that the attacker – who the paper reported was known to officers after being involved in several brawls – “seemed deranged” when they arrested him in response to emergency calls.
Following the arrest, officers brought the knifeman to a clinic and had him examined by a psychiatrist.
“We can’t confirm or deny (the reports), we are checking whether there may be an Islamist background,” a police spokesman told AFP….