Another attack in Europe that may or may not be terror-related: In the Finnish city of Turku, two people were killed and at least six wounded when a man attacked people with a knife. Police shot the man, and he is now in custody.
A family of three have been stabbed outside a restaurant in Vienna by an unknown assailant. Half an hour later another person was stabbed in the same area but any link or motive remains unclear.
Four people were in a critical condition after two separate knife attacks near Vienna's Nestroyplatz metro station. An Afghan national has confessed to the stabbing, blaming his "rage about his life situation."
A Palestinian man who confessed to a knife attack at a Hamburg supermarket has been sentenced to life in prison. One man died and six more were wounded in the July 2017 attack.
A spree of fatal teenage knife attacks has prompted one of Germany's police trade unions to urge parliamentarians to allow them to apply tougher homicide laws. Currently, knifings are prosecuted as bodily injury acts.
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