Switzerland: Refugee attempts stabbing attack

Swiss police shoot, kill refugee wielding two knives.

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A refugee in Switzerland attempted to stab two people on Saturday, Swiss police reported.

The attempted attack occurred at a refugee center in Switzerland's Ticino canton, when a man wielding two knives rushed at police and two other refugees.

Police officers fired at the refugee.

The attacker was declared dead at the scene after attempts to perform first aid failed.

In a statement, Ticino police said they had worked "to guarantee the safety of all present."

"A cantonal police officer fired his gun and seriously injured the aggressor," they said.