Police in Slovakia’s Vrutky city have killed a person who attacked workers at a college in an assault that left one grownup lifeless.
Thursday’s violence additionally left 5 individuals, together with two kids, injured, a spokeswoman for the nation’s rescue companies mentioned. The college’s deputy director was killed, authorities mentioned.
Slovak media reported that the attacker stabbed victims and was then shot by police as he ran away from the varsity within the city of Vrutky, 220km (137 miles) northeast of the capital Bratislava.
In keeping with the Related Press information company, the attacker was recognized as a 22-year-old man from the close by city of Martin.
“He broke the glass door to get in, the workers tried to cease him and he used a knife he had introduced with him,” Slovak police chief Milan Lucansky mentioned on his official Fb web page.
“He dealt a deadly harm to a deputy principal and injured the caretaker, then he bought contained in the constructing the place he brought about a severe harm to a feminine instructor after which injured two youngsters with a number of stab wounds,” he mentioned.
“He then tried to flee with the caretaker working after him. A policeman chased him, however he tried to defend himself with the knife in order that they used their weapons and killed him.”
Police had no quick remark concerning the motives of the attacker.
Prime Minister Igor Matovic conveyed his “honest condolences” to the household of the sufferer.
The inside minister was flying to the scene, Matovic advised journalists on the sidelines of a gathering of central European leaders within the neighbouring Czech Republic.
Slovak major faculties started reopening on June 1 underneath an easing of coronavirus lockdown measures.
The United Faculty serves kids from major age as much as highschool.