Six people injured after knife attack in Glasgow, suspect shot dead

Sylvie Claire / June 26, 2020

 A suspect was killed by police in an attack on Friday 26 June in Glasgow in which six people were injured, including a police officer, Scottish police announced on Twitter.


"The individual the police opened fire on is dead. Six other injured people are in the hospital, including one policeman who is in critical but stable condition, "Scottish police chief Steve Johnson said on Twitter. The incident took place at 1:15 p.m. (2:15 p.m. in Paris) at the Park Inn hotel in the center of the city. With Scotland still in containment, the building was occupied by homeless people.


Scottish police have announced that they do not consider the attack to be terrorist in nature. "The incident on West George Street in Glasgow is not considered terrorism. The investigation continues, "she said on her Twitter account.



Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Twitter said he was "deeply saddened by the terrible Glasgow incident". “My thoughts are with all the victims and their families. Thank you to our brave emergency services that respond, "he wrote. Series of knife attacks The attack comes less than a week after three men were fatally stabbed on Saturday in Reading, west London, facts that the anti-terrorist police were seized of. Three people were stabbed on February 2 in a "Islamist" attack, police said, on a shopping street in south London. The perpetrator, already convicted of terrorist offenses, was killed by the police. In late November 2019, a jihadist on parole killed two people in the heart of London. The man, who was wearing a dummy explosive vest, was shot dead by police on the London Bridge.
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