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Austrian police detain suspect following Vienna knife attack

AP  |  Berlin 

say they have detained a 23-year-old suspect in connection with knife attacks in in which four people were injured.

said in a statement today the male suspect was detained shortly after a 20-year-old man was stabbed and brought to the hospital with life-threatening injuries last last night.

Police say they are still investigating whether the suspect is also responsible for the stabbing of a family of three an hour earlier, also in the heart of They did not release any further details on the identity of the suspect.

All three family members, the 67-year-old father, the 56-year-old mother and their 17-year-old daughter, suffered life-threatening injuries and were taken to the hospital. The names of the victims were not given.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 13:15 IST