New Delhi. America’s Las Vegas has seen a bloody game again. An assailant armed with a large kitchen knife launched a serial knife war against several people on the Las Vegas Strip on Thursday, killing at least two people and injuring six others. However, the police informed that the attacker was arrested later. The victims were hospitalized, the condition of three of them is assessed as serious, and the condition of three is stable.
According to witnesses, the attacker attacked in many places. Some of the victims targeted by the attacker were showgirls or street performers. Police said calls about the attack began around 11:40 a.m. Thursday at the northern end of the strip. However, he has not yet released any information about the alleged attacker or the possible reason for the attack.
According to a report by the Associated Press news agency, the suspected attacker told a woman that he was a chef who wanted to click pictures of some showgirls while holding a knife used in his kitchen. However, when the showgirls refused to click a picture with him, he started stabbing her.
Another witness, Pierre Fanderich, said he did not see the suspect with the knife but heard three or four showgirls screaming. He also said that he saw a lot of blood. The wounded woman ran across the bridge, one lying on the ground and another stabbed in the back trying to help the fallen woman. The police are currently investigating the incident.
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FIRST PUBLISHED. October 07, 2022, 06:33 IST