This is now very much looking like an Islamic Terrorist Attack in Dundalk, Co. Louth.
It’s now understood that the man who stabber multiple people in Dundalk Co. Louth this morning, who is said to be aged 18, is an Egyptian migrant.
The victim is said to be an Asian man while the other two badly injured victims are both Irish men.
Locals are claiming it is an Islamic Terrorist Attack but this hasn’t been confirmed yet by gardai.
It’s not yet known whether the attacks are random or whether the victims were known to the man – but things are not looking good as armed police remain throughout the northeast town.
Here’s what we know so far:
There’s a major investigation under way in Dundalk, Co. Louth today after gardai respond to a multiple stabbing incidents in the town.
Around 9am this morning, gardai were called to the Avenue Road area of the town where it’s understood a man stabbed a another man walking down the road.
It’s now known that an Egyptian refugee was the man who stabbed the man on the Avenue road.
Gardai disarmed the man but tragically his victim died from stab injuries.
Another two people were stabbed with three areas closed off, Inner Relief Road, Seatown and the Avenue Road
Gardai claim they do not know the motive for the attack but have the suspect in custody.
They’re appealing for witnesses to contact them on 041-9388400 or the Confidential Line on 1800-66-61-11.
This story is developing.