AfD politician injured in second attack in less than a week in Mannheim, dpa reports

By Thomson Reuters Jun 5, 2024 | 2:44 AM

BERLIN (Reuters) – A local politician from the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party was injured in a knife attack in Mannheim late on Tuesday, the German news agency dpa reported on Wednesday.

The incident comes just days after another stabbing attack on an anti-Islam demonstration in which a policeman was killed.

Local police were not available for an immediate comment.

(Reporting by Andrey Sychev; Editing by Miranda Murray)