Spain: 1 dead in attack with bladed weapon at church

MADRID (AP) — One particular particular person was killed and one more seriously hurt in an attack carried out by a individual with a bladed weapon at a church in the southern city of Algeciras on Wednesday, Spain’s interior ministry explained.

Spain’s Countrywide Court docket claimed a choose has opened an investigation into a possible act of terrorism in excess of the attack.

The attacker was arrested and is in the custody of Spain’s Countrywide Police. The ministry did not identify the attacker.

It reported that the 1 assault sufferer was killed outside the house the church of San Isidro, while the other person was wounded inside of the church.

Law enforcement are investigating the incident, the ministry stated, to figure out the “nature of the assault.” It made available no additional depth on the weapon that was utilised or on the attacker’s feasible motive.

Nearby media reported the useless human being was a priest.

The secretary basic of Spain’s Episcopal Meeting, Francisco García, wrote on Twitter that “I have obtained the news of the incident in Algeciras with terrific discomfort.”

“These are unhappy moments of suffering, we are united by the pain of family members of the victims and for the Diocese of Cádiz,” he added.

The Affiliated Press