Man armed with knife injured 7 people on streets of Surgut


In the morning of August 19th, a man armed with a knife wounded 7 people on the streets of the city of Surgut before he was shot dead by the police.

The injured were taken to the hospital. As it was reported with reference to the deputy head of the health department of the region Vladislav Nigmatulin, two people are in serious condition, five are a state of moderate severity.

The Investivative Committee reports on one attacker. Group Our Surgut in Russian social network VK writes about two attackers in “jackets with black hoods.” There is no official confirmation of the information about the second participant of the attack.

The regional police department also said that they are checking the information about a possible mental disorder of the attacker.