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Police shoot dead knifeman who stabbed eight people

Posted: Sep 18, 2016 at 4:29 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

A KNIFEMAN in Minnesota screaming ‘Allah’ stabbed eight people in a shopping centre – and asked one victim if he was Muslim before attacking him.


The attacker “made references” to Allah during his bloody rampage, police said, which came to an end only after he was gunned down by an off-duty cop inside a Macy’s store.

The attack, at the Crossroads Mall in St Cloud, Minnesota, is not currently being treated as terror-related, but investigations are ongoing.

St Cloud Police chief Blair Anderson told a press conference the attack started at about 8.15pm local time on Saturday, or 2.15am this morning UK time.

The suspect was dressed in a private security guard outfit, he added.