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20 Aug 2018 | 07:53 AM UTC

Spain: Police shoot knife-wielding man in Cornellà August 20

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Police shoot man armed with knife who tried to attack a police station in Cornellà (near Barcelona) August 20; investigation ongoing

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/20/2018, 6:00 AM until 8/21/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Madrid). COUNTRY/REGION Cornellà de Llobregat

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A man armed with a knife attempted to attack police officers at a police station in Cornellà de Llobregat (near Barcelona) around 06:00 (local time) on Monday, August 20. According to police officials, the suspect was shot before being able to cause any casualties. The motive for the attack remains unclear and an investigation into the incident is ongoing as of Monday morning.


Individuals in Cornellà de Llobregat are advised to avoid the area of the incident until the situation normalizes, obey all instructions issued by the local authorities, and report any suspicious objects or behavior to the police.


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