Man slashes people in Poland shopping mall, 8 wounded

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish police say eight people have been hospitalized in southeastern Poland after a 27-year-old man attacked them with a knife at a shopping mall.

Andrzej Wierszyna, spokesman for the police in the town of Stalowa Wola, said the attack took place Friday afternoon with a sharp tool. Police officer Anna Klee was quoted by the PAP news agency, says it was a knife.

The man has been detained.

Eight people have been taken to hospitals in Stalowa Wola, Tarnobrzeg and Sandomierz. Authorities say six of them have serious wounds. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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