Another day, another Afghan asylum seeker, another knife attack. Today it was in Dresden, and unlike yesterday’s attacker in Périgueux, this culture-enriching youngster had only one knife. And his aim with it seems to have been less than fully competent, because no one was wounded.
Many thanks to Ava Lon for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:
|00:00||Dresden police reported for duty this morning with numerous operational forces at the Prager Spitze|
|00:03||[a mall] in downtown Dresden. Around 10:25 am a man with a knife|
|00:07||was allegedly was seen there,|
|00:10||according to the police spokeswoman. He was reportedly threatening passersby and screaming loudly.|
|00:15||About ten minutes later the armed man was reportedly captured by the operational forces.|
|00:20||On site there were also heavily armed intervention forces in riot gear. They took|
|00:23||the 23-year-old Afghan into custody. He had a knife with a blade about 25 cm [10 in] long.|
|00:30||The man was apprehended close to a language school at the Prager Spitze.|
|00:35||According to the early reports from the Dresden police, nobody was wounded. The circumstances|
|00:40||are still unclear. According to the police spokeswoman the man is being questioned.|
|00:45||Witnesses report hearing cries: “Allahu Akhbar,” meaning “God is great”.