An ambulance stands on the railing of the Oberlinik hospital in Potsdam, Germany, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 the place four folks had been killed (AP)
BERLIN: 4 folks have been killed and one individual critically wounded in an assault at a care clinic in Germany, police mentioned on Thursday.
Officers mentioned the victims had been subjected to “intense, excessive violence”, however didn’t give any particulars across the circumstances of the killings within the jap metropolis of Potsdam.
A 51-year-old worker has been arrested “beneath robust suspicion” of finishing up the assault, police mentioned.
The motivation for the assault isn’t recognized, they added.
These killed are believed to be sufferers on the clinic, native newspaper Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten reported.
Brandenburg state police had been referred to as to the Oberlin Clinic at round 9pm native time on Wednesday, based on stories, with the victims later found of their rooms.
Police have additionally imposed a information blackout.
The clinic specialises in serving to these with disabilities, providing live-in care. The location contains housing, colleges, and workshops.