Usually you see suicide bombers but this guy was a suicide human torch. Thankfully no one died. Check out the details. Do they surprise you?
Swiss train passengers – including a six-year-old child – have been attacked by a man with ‘fire and a knife’ sparking fears of a new terror attack.
According to early reports, a man boarded the train, started a fire and then began stabbing passengers.
At least seven people, including the attacker, were left injured – suffering from burns and knife wounds after the 27-year-old man launched the assault.
A six year-old child is reported to be among those attacked by the man, who police revealed is a Swiss citizen with a ‘typical Swiss name’.
Swiss site watson.ch, claimed the suspect was ‘on fire’ when police tackled him and suffered serious burns.
There are reports that flammable liquid was used to start a fire in the horrifying assault.
The attack took place on Saturday at around 2:20 p.m, just as the train approached Salez station, between Buchs and Sennwald on the Südostbahn line in the canton of St Gallen in north eastern Switzerland.
The town is less than a kilometre from the border with Liechtenstein.
At the time of the attack, the train was occupied by several dozen passengers.
Among those hurt was a 17-year-old boy, a 50-year-old man, three women aged 17, 34 and 43, and a 6-year-old child.
— Hyper Observer (@HyperObserver) August 13, 2016