Five travellers around the train were wounded within the attack along with a sixth person around the train platform, the 50-year-old man, was wounded because he drawn the burning suspect from the train, police stated. The 50-year-old was treated for smoke inhalation and burns, Kruesi stated.
Police were unable question the suspect before he died, Kruesi stated, adding the man didn#8217;t have criminal history and it was not formerly recognized to police.
The train driver had been credited with quick thinking, ongoing in to the Salez station before preventing, moving that permitted police and save teams to jump in simpler.
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The stop is deserted at Salez #8211; Sennwald following a panic attack aboard a train whenever a man assaulted other travellers aboard the train at Salez, Europe, on Saturday, August. 13, 2016. Police in Europe say a Swiss man set a fireplace and stabbed people on the get trained in the nation#8217;s northeast, wounding six people some seriously, and hurting themself. (Gian Ehrenzeller / Keystone via AP)
Kruesi stated all of the sufferers resided within the St. Gallen canton.