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USA: Suspect killed after vehicle and knife attack at Ohio university01:50

USA: Suspect killed after vehicle and knife attack at Ohio university

United States, Columbus
November 28, 2016 at 20:24 GMT -00:00 · Published

A man was reportedly shot dead by police after he struck a group of pedestrians with a car outside the Ohio State University campus in Columbus, Monday, following the assault, the suspect then attacked people with a butcher knife, leaving nine people injured including one in critical condition.

As the result of the attack at least nine people were hospitalised in three hospitals, chief medical officer for OSU's Wexner Medical Centre, Andrew Thomas, told journalists. Some of the victims were injured when they were hit by a car, others got stab wounds.

Some local sources report that an attacker was allegedly identified as Abdul Razak Ali Artan, an 18-year-old Somali refugee, who was living in the US as a legal permanent resident.

The attack occurred near Watts Hall located on 19th Avenue and College Road North. OSU Emergency Management asked on its Twitter page "to shelter in place in north campus area and wait for police officers directions."

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A man was reportedly shot dead by police after he struck a group of pedestrians with a car outside the Ohio State University campus in Columbus, Monday, following the assault, the suspect then attacked people with a butcher knife, leaving nine people injured including one in critical condition.

As the result of the attack at least nine people were hospitalised in three hospitals, chief medical officer for OSU's Wexner Medical Centre, Andrew Thomas, told journalists. Some of the victims were injured when they were hit by a car, others got stab wounds.

Some local sources report that an attacker was allegedly identified as Abdul Razak Ali Artan, an 18-year-old Somali refugee, who was living in the US as a legal permanent resident.

The attack occurred near Watts Hall located on 19th Avenue and College Road North. OSU Emergency Management asked on its Twitter page "to shelter in place in north campus area and wait for police officers directions."

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