Stabbings at Tournai station: a lady between life and death

Stabbings at Tournai station: a lady between life and death

The victim was hit in the face and carotid artery. His state of health is worrying; She was between life and death when the emergency services of the Wapi area took her in charge to transport her to a hospital.

Station security personnel and people working on the station site were able to disarm and subdue the individual. The motives for this act are unknown; he was arrested by the police. “He was very calm, he waited for the police without violence when we were able to control him,” explained a person who descended into the tunnel shortly after the tragedy, after hearing the cries of the victim.

According to the Belga agency, the attacker is the victim’s former boyfriend.

Large police device this Thursday morning around and in the station of Tournai.
Large police device this Thursday morning around and in the station of Tournai.

The witnesses were particularly shocked by the scene. There was a lot of blood on the ground.

  A lot of disruption this Thursday morning...
Lots of disturbances this Thursday morning… ©EdA

The police set up a large security perimeter. Inspectors from the federal judicial police, as well as men from the scientific police, were dispatched to the scene. The prosecution has been notified.

  Commuters were asked to board their trains by crossing the tracks about 100 meters from the station.
Commuters were asked to board their trains by crossing the tracks about 100 meters from the station. ©EdA

Only track 1 of the station remains accessible. Commuters were asked to board their trains by crossing the tracks about 100 meters from the station. There have been train delays and cancellations…and the situation has left commuters, including exam students, embarrassed.

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