One of the victims in the attack of a man with a knife in Surgut is in critical condition. About it reported in Department of public relations of the Governor of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district.
«One of the seven victims are in critical condition, three in serious, and three in condition of medium gravity», – quotes TASS.
Saturday, August 19, a masked man armed with a knife attacked passers-by in the centre of Surgut, injuring seven people. Immediately the police arrived, the assailant tried to resist and were eliminated.
Upon incident the investigative agencies of the Investigative Committee of Russia in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district – Yugra opened a criminal case under article «attempt at murder».
The identity of the offender is identified to be 23-year-old Abdurakhmanov Babycell. According to some, he was a native of the North Caucasus. Verify information on the possible mental disorders of the perpetrator.
Terrorist organization «Islamic state» has claimed responsibility for the attack in Surgut, reports Reuters with reference to information Agency «al-Amak» associated with ISIS.