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# Knife Attack

Last year
# Valerijs Leitons
12-year sentence for man who killed woman in knife attack after jury's rejection of 'insanity' plea
Justice Paul Burns described the incident as a “brutal attack” upon “a defenceless woman”.
All time
# Japan
Man held after 10 passengers stabbed on Tokyo train
The attack is not believed to be connected to the Olympics.
# Old Bailey
Man (26) pleads guilty to murdering three men in Reading park knife attack
James Furlong, aged 36, David Wails, aged 49, and Joseph Ritchie-Bennett, aged 39, all died in the attack on 20 June.
# Terror Attack
'We will not give up our values': Macron vows defiance after knife attack in church kills three people
Emmanuel Macron said his country would stand firm against religious extremists.
# France
Man who killed three in Nice terror attack identified as Tunisian who entered France from Italy
The prosecutor said the attacker, who was born in 1999, was not the radar of intelligence agencies as a potential threat.
# Paris
Two people seriously injured in Paris knife attack outside former Charlie Hebdo office
The suspect was detained after the attack close to the Place de la Bastille square, not far from the scene.
# Notre Dame
Four officers killed in knife attack at Paris police headquarters
The attacker was shot dead during the attack.
# Knife Attack
UK police arrest 12-year boy over 'homophobic' attack in Liverpool
Merseyside Police said the boy was held on suspicion of homophobic aggravated assault.
# in the past
'I am glad it is over' - Wimbledon star Kvitova puts knife attack behind her as attacker sentenced
The Czech ace was attacked at her home in 2016.
# michael chiolo
'Radicalised' inmate shot and detained after slashing guards in French prison attack
The raid also left prisoner Michael Chiolo’s visiting partner fatally wounded.
# Ballymun
Teenager suffers knife wounds to face during altercation in Dublin
The incident happened at around 6.30pm on Friday evening at Balcurris Gardens in Ballymun.
# Sichuan
Knife-wielding woman attacks and injures 14 children in Chinese kindergarten
The 39-year-old assailant used a kitchen knife to slash students while they were returning to the classroom.
# two arrests
Man and woman injured in suspected knife attack in Dundalk
The woman was assaulted when she came to the man’s assistance.
# Barnsley
Woman held after UK knife attack sparks terror fears
Britain is on high alert after a string of deadly terror attacks, many involving knives.
# Shaanxi province
Seven dead and 12 wounded as knife wielding man attacks Chinese school
The suspect confessed that he had been “bullied” when he attended the school as a child.
# Austria
At least three people injured in a knife attack on the streets of Vienna
A motive for the attack wasn’t immediately known.
# dublin 1
Hutch family member attacked with a knife by relative last night
The man has been attacked at least five times in the last 12 months.
# facial injuries
Ennis teen needed 100 stitches after being attacked with blades and carpet knife
The teen’s pregnant sister was also attacked by the two men.
# Chelsea
Appeal for witnesses after London couple with baby robbed at knifepoint
The couple were approached by two men on a moped last Saturday afternoon.
# vesel jahiri
'I’m now left with despicable and torturous imaginings of what her short adult life had entailed'
Vesel Jahiri was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing Anna Finnegan
# Xinjiang province
Eight killed in knife attack on Chinese crowd
Beijing regularly accuses what it calls exiled Uighur separatist groups such as the East Turkestan Islamic Movement of orchestrating attacks in the region.
# russell square
19-year-old pleads guilty to stabbing US tourist to death in London
Zakaria Bulhan pleaded guilty to manslaughter with diminished responsibility.
# London
Man charged with the murder of an American tourist killed in knife attack
Zakaria Bulhan, 19, was charged with the murder of 64-year-old Darlene Horton plus five counts of attempted murder.
# Camden
Woman killed in London knife attack was US citizen
The Met Police have said the suspect is a Norwegian national of Somali descent.
# Tokyo
At least 19 people killed and 20 wounded in attack at centre for disabled people
An ex-employee of the facility is said to be behind the attack.
# Stabbing
One man dead and three injured in knife attack at German train station
The attack happened at about 4.50am local time.
# Sydney
British woman stabbed while fighting off sex attacker flatmate
The 23-year-old backpacker allegedly managed to escape from her attacker and stab him.
# red sea
'I thought I would bleed to death': Tourist recalls Egyptian hotel attack
Police shot dead one of the assailants and badly wounded the other.
# belgard square
Man rushed to hospital after being stabbed in Tallaght
The man was found at around 6pm this evening.
# Sweden
Ikea suspect 'stabbed himself in the stomach' after knife attack
The injured man is reported to have been handed a deportation order shortly before the attack.
# Knife Attack
18-year-old arrested after three men from same family injured in knife attack
Two of the men were chased from a house and assaulted at a local petrol station.
# London
Man jailed for 28 years after stabbing love rival to death in 'ferocious attack'
The victim was stabbed 20 times.
# Belfast
Thief chases man up and down street with a knife after burglary
He also stole an iPhone and cash from another occupant of the house.
# Israel
Palestinian stabs 12 Israelis on rush-hour bus
The police shot the attacker in the leg.
# Northern Ireland
Ambulance comes under attack while crew treats assault victim
Once it was safe to leave the vechicle, the crew discovered that someone had been stabbed close to the scene.
Man set to appear in court over carjacking at knife point
The incident occurred yesterday in Palmerstown.
# Glasheen
Man (38) stable after stabbing in Cork city
The incident took place in the early hours of Sunday morning.
# Knife Attack
Woman turns up at Mayo school and threatens principal with a knife
She was arrested in Ballina this morning.
Two attacked by masked men armed with machete and rifle in East Belfast
One of the men attacked was struck by the suspected firearm during the incident.
# Northern Ireland
Man killed and woman injured after knife attack in Ballymena
A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the attack. In a separate incident a man was shot in Coleraine in Northern Ireland last night.