Polish man confesses to deadly knife attack

2017-10-22 06:46
A police car is parked of the shopping mall in Poland where the man attacked shoppers. (Rafal Baran, AP)

A police car is parked of the shopping mall in Poland where the man attacked shoppers. (Rafal Baran, AP)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Warsaw - A prosecutor says a man who stabbed people at a shopping mall in Poland, killing one and injuring nine, has confessed and faces charges of homicide and attempted homicide.

The 27-year-old, wielding two knives, attacked people at a mall on Friday afternoon in the southeastern town of Stalowa Wola. He was detained by shoppers and handed over to the police.

Regional prosecution head Janusz Woznik says the man blamed society for his problems. If convicted, he could face life in prison.

Eight people were hospitalised and two of them are in critical condition.

Read more on:    poland

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.