15-year-old Afghan stabs girl to death in supermarket Deadly knife attack in a drugstore in Rhineland-Palatinate. Alleged perpetrator a young Afghan.
A 15-year-old Afghan stabbed a German girl of the same age to death in the town of Kandel in Rhineland-Palatinate. An argument between the two teenagers preceded the attack, Prosecution Landau and Police Headquarters Rhineland-Palatinate announced.
The girl died from her injuries in hospital. Passers-by overpowered the young Afghan after the crime, police arrested him.
According to first investigations, the victim was in drugstore in the company of a friend. But the arrested did not enter the shop together with the 15-year-old. The trigger of the argument is still unknown.
The Afghan will see the committing magistrate on Thursday. It was not announced whether or not the youth was a refugee.