On Thursday, June 11,2020,a teacher died in a stabbing attack in an elementary school in Central Slovakia. It was added that officers responding to the incident killed the assailant.
Police identified the killer as a 22- year old male, a former student of the school in the town of Vrutky, Northwest of the capital Bratislava.
The murderer stabbed and killed the deputy principal and injured several others including a female teacher and two children.
Officers opened fire on the man killing him 200 meters(yards) from the school.
As of now, the police has no immediate comment behind the motive(s) of the attacker.
Prime Minister, Igor Matovic conveyed his “sincere condolences” to the family of the deceased.
The injured victims were taken to a hospital in the nearby city of Martin.