At least five people were injured in the attack are not known to the police, the attacker, armed with a chainsaw, which occurred on the morning of Monday, July 24, in the Swiss town of Schaffhausen, the capital of the Canton, situated on the border with Germany.
The status of the two victims doctors assessed as severe, according to the newspaper Blick.
Currently searches of the criminal. «The police have blocked off part of the old city, where the major unit of guards» – leads the publication the words of an eyewitness of the incident.
A police spokesman Schaffhausen confirmed information to the media, but no details of the incident had not resulted in limiting the message that carried out the operation on search and neutralization of the criminal.
Press Secretary of the aviation rescue service Rega told the newspaper 20 Minuten that the operation involved two helicopters.
It is also known that an attacker, «bald and untidy», fled the scene by car model Volkswagen Caddy with a Swiss license plate.
Police have said the crime was not an act of terrorism.
Information is specified.