One particular person was killed and one other critically injured in an assault by one particular person with a bladed weapon at a church within the southern metropolis of Algeciras on Wednesday, Spain’s inside ministry stated.
Spain’s nationwide dish stated a choose had opened an investigation right into a attainable act of terrorism over the assault.
The attacker was arrested and is in custody Spain’s Nationwide Police. The ministry didn’t establish the attacker.
It was stated that one sufferer of the assault was killed outdoors the church of San Isidro, whereas the opposite particular person was wounded contained in the church.
Police are investigating the incident, the ministry stated, to find out the “nature of the assault.” It provided no additional particulars in regards to the weapon used or in regards to the Attainable motive of the attacker.
Native media stated the useless man was a priest.
The Secretary Common of the Spanish Bishops’ Convention, Francisco García, wrote on Twitter: “It’s with nice ache that I obtained the information of the incident in Algeciras.”
“These are unhappy moments of struggling, we’re united by the ache of the victims’ households and for the Diocese of Cadiz,” he added.