3 People Seriously Injured in Stabbing Attack in Vienna

VIENNA (Reuters) -

Three people were seriously injured in a knife attack in the Austrian capital Vienna on Wednesday evening, the Austrian Press Agency (APA) quoted a police spokesman as saying.

Mass-circulation daily newspaper Oesterreich said the stabbings occurred in the Leopoldstadt district near Vienna’s famous Prater Park. News website heute.at said the victims were a man and two women aged between 40 and 50.

APA said that police were searching for a lone assailant who had fled the scene, and that the motive for the attack was not known.