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Chainsaw rampage in Swiss town of Schaffhausen

Police gave no more details of the attack, which prompted them to seal off the centre of the town on the German border

Reuters
15:08 July 24, 2017
Chainsaw Schaffhausen, Switzerland.
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A man with a chainsaw left at least five people injured after going on a rampage through the streets of a picturesque Swiss town, police said.

Police descended on the area’s old town amid reports that an unidentified male had launched the attack on Monday afternoon, local media reported.

Two people were left seriously injured during the incident which happened close to a McDonald's store in the Muller-Bluck area of the town, news agency Reuters reported.

Swiss police, who gave no further details of the attack, sealed off the centre of the town close the the German border.

Five people have been injured after a man wielding a chainsaw went on the rampage in a Swiss town

 Five people have been injured after a man wielding a chainsaw went on the rampage in a Swiss town