Migrant stabs 11-year-old boy multiple times in Germany – Needs emergency surgery to save his life

An African migrant attacked a neighbour’s child with a knife on Wednesday. The 11-year-old boy was seriously injured during the attack in the town of Vilshofen, Germany’s TAG24 reports.

The 11-year-old boy was taken to hospital with deep cuts and puncture wounds on his upper body, neck and leg, police said on Thursday.

Thanks to emergency surgery, the boy from Vilshofen (Passau district) is no longer in critical condition.

An immediate investigation by police led to the arrest of a 25-year-old suspect from Eritrea, and also retrieved the knife used in the attack.

The African migrant’s motive for the attack of the boy, who was living in the same apartment block, remains unclear. He is now being investigated for attempted murder.
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