One person was killed and several others injured after a man carrying a sniper rifle attacked a church in Spain on Wednesday.
This was stated in a statement by the Ministry of the Interior attack It took place in the Church of San Isidro in port city of the green Island in Southern Andalusia region.
the man, who described by some media As it was claimed that he was wielding either a machete or a samurai sword, he attacked churchgoers in San Lorenzo Parish
Shortly before 8:00 pm (1900 GMT), someone shot attack with Blade weapon killing one person and injuring others,” referring to the death of the victim.”outside the church.”
One of wounded, who Inside the church, it was in A “serious” condition, that is added.
A police source told AFP that the victim was a church official Known as al-Shafar, he said that the priest was among the wounded.
He said the attacker was wearing long robe and “screamed something” while shooting attack.
The source was not specified how the attack was carried out.
Spain launched a terror A source told AFP (AFP) investigation in the aftermath of the incident.
The investigation will be led by a judge from the Audiencia Nacional, Spain’s highest criminal the court you deal with terrorRelated cases public prosecutor office He said without elaborating.