Police shoot axe-wielding man before Euro match

Updated June 16 2024 - 10:25pm, first published 10:20pm
Police cordon an area where officers shot an axe-wielding man soon before a Euro 2024 game. (AP PHOTO)
Police cordon an area where officers shot an axe-wielding man soon before a Euro 2024 game. (AP PHOTO)

German police say they shot and wounded a man who was threatening them with an axe and a firebomb in the northern city of Hamburg, hours before it hosted a match in the Euro 2024 soccer tournament.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

or signup to continue reading

All articles from our website
The digital version of Today's Paper
Breaking news alerts direct to your inbox
All articles from the other in your area

Get the latest Ulladulla news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.