Police detained a man who stabbed eight people in northeast Moscow on Friday afternoon, a police spokesman said.
“The number of victims has increased to eight. All of them have been taken to hospitals in Moscow,” the spokesman said.
In addition to the stabbing victims, one five-year-old boy received medical treatment for shock after witnessing the attack.
One severely wounded women was taken to clinical hospital #20 in northeast Moscow. Hospital authorities there declined to comment on her condition.