Albanian man with knife wounds 5 at mosque in Tirana


TIRANA, Albania (AP) — An Albanian man with a knife attacked five people at a mosque in the capital of Tirana, according to police.

A police statement said Rudolf Nikolli, 34, entered the Dine Hoxha mosque in downtown Tirana about 2:30 p.m. and wounded five people with a knife. Police reacted immediately and took him into custody.

The five wounded were taken to a hospital and officials said they are not in life-threatening situations.

Police have not disclosed any motive for the attack. Police and prosecutors are investigating the case.


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