Mass Stabbing Incident, Parnell Square, Dublin, Ireland

Update (1036 EST): RTE has reported that Gardia is not suspecting terror as a motive at this time.

Update (1000 EST): The casualty number has been confirmed at five, including three children, of which one girl has serious injuries.

Update (0956 EST): The National Party Dublin chapter Facebook page has claimed that a migrant stabbed three children. That casualty number has not been confirmed, nor has the NP’s claims. It is worth noting the NP is a minor right-wing political party with staunch anti-immigration views.

Update (0946 EST): According to the Irish Times, a man tried to stab multiple children and was stopped by by-standers. The attacker targeted children coming out of school at Gaelscoil Coláiste Mhuire. Their reports reads below:

”Early indications suggest a man tried to attack a number of young people, including children, and that passers-by intervened. However, at least one child, a passer-by and a man restrained at the scene have been hospitalised with injuries, including stab injuries.”

Irish Times

Update (0929 EST): At least two victims have been removed from the scene via ambulance.

At approximately 0845 EST, initial reports indicated that multiple people, including children, were stabbed in Parnell Square East in Dublin, Ireland.

By 0910 EST, local media reported that a stabbing had occurred and the area had been locked down. The stabbing reportedly occurred in a school on the popular square.

This is developing. Happy Thanksgiving.

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Ethan Alun
Ethan Alun
A United States Naval Academy and American Military University Alumni, Ethan covers flash military, intelligence, and geo-political updates.
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