July 31, 2021

Three dead in Würzburg: the knife killer targeted women – domestic news

His bloodbath only lasted minutes! But in these minutes Abdirahman J. (24) in Würzburg (Bavaria) killed three women (24, 49, 82) with a knife and injured six others – two are still in mortal danger. The attacker targeted women!

THE PROTOCOL OF THE INSANE ACT:

Friday, 5 p.m.: Abdirahman J. goes downtown to the Woolworth branch on Kaiserstrasse. In the household goods department he immediately turns to a saleswoman (49): “Where are the knives?”

When the clerk points to the display and advises him, the Somali grabs the knife with the longest blade (13 centimeters) – and stabs the saleswoman with it again and again! The woman dies in the department store.

Then Abdirahman J. kills a pensioner (82) and attacks a customer (24). According to BILD am SONNTAG information, the 24-year-old is still protecting her daughter from the attacker’s attack!


The Barbarossaplatz in Würzburg.  This is where the insane act happened

The Barbarossaplatz in Würzburg. This is where the insane act happenedPhoto: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand / dpa

Targeted stitches in the neck and neck

She then fell on the street covered in blood, and she did not survive either. Witnesses later say that he shouted the jihadist battle cry “Allahu akbar” (God is great) during the attack in the department store. He is said to have stabbed his victims specifically in the neck and neck.


Police officers secured traces of the murder on the street

Police officers secured traces of the murder on the streetPhoto: Fredrik von Erichsen

5:04 p.m.: The first emergency calls are received by the police.

The knife killer has now run into the street. At the savings bank across the street, he meets Ingrid L. (73), who has just picked up money from the branch. Her son Thomas W. (56) about BILD am SONNTAG: “My mother was just walking to the tram stop opposite when she felt stitches in the back and neck area. The perpetrator stabbed her about 13 times and missed her main artery by 2 millimeters. Otherwise my mother would be dead now. “

A passerby takes care of the seriously injured pensioner. Thomas W. continues: “He lifted her head on his lap when she lay bleeding. The man comforted her until help came. She is so grateful to him. “


The killer killed three women in this Woolworth department store.  Flowers were later placed at the entrance

The killer killed three women in this Woolworth department store. Flowers were later placed at the entrancePhoto: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand / dpa


Abdirahman J. with a knife in his hand.  Passers-by follow him

Abdirahman J. with a knife in his hand. Passers-by follow him Photo: BILD

5:06 p.m.: The first police patrols arrive at Barbarossaplatz. At this point, J. attacked other passers-by. But now it is being stopped by a group of courageous men at the intersection of Oberthürstrasse and Kolpingstrasse (170 meters from Woolworth). They attack the killer with chairs, a broomstick, broken branches and shopping bags.

Bavaria’s Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann (64, CSU) said a day later about this moment: “Because of the fellow citizens who had already cornered the perpetrator, the police took notice.”


Rescue workers at the scene

Rescue workers at the scenePhoto: Daniel Karmann / dpa

At 5:07 p.m. the killer is overwhelmed

Hermann continues: “The perpetrator held a knife in his hand and moved in the direction of the police officers. He was stopped by a targeted shot in the thigh. ”The shot was fired at 5:07 pm.

Abdirahman J. is overpowered by a police officer, his hands cuffed behind his back. After his arrest, the Somali said: “Allahu akbar. I realized my personal jihad. ”He comes to the hospital with a bullet.


People lit candles at the crime scene in the evening

People lit candles at the crime scene in the eveningPhoto: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand / dpa

5:21 p.m.: The first danger report from the police goes out via Twitter: “Currently there is a major police operation in Würzburg. Parts around Barbarossaplatz are closed. Please avoid this area. “

Eight emergency doctors have now arrived, tend to the injured and take them to the surrounding hospitals. 300 police officers are on duty. A care center for the relatives of the victims is set up in a restaurant on Barbarossaplatz. The first witnesses will be heard there.

9.30 p.m.: A support squad from Dachau storms into the homeless shelter where Abdirahman J. lived in a room on the third floor.


Knife attack in department store - infographic


Three dead in Würzburg: the knife killer targeted women
Photo: BILD

The officers secure a prayer rug and ISIS propaganda material in his room. Armin Kühnert, head of the Kripo: “We have evidence of written material with hate messages, we made sure of that. It has not yet been evaluated. “

On Saturday, an investigating judge issued an arrest warrant for murder in three cases, attempted murder and dangerous bodily harm in six cases and willful assault in another case.

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