Two people stabbed to death at the Ismaili Centre in Lisbonon March 28, 2023 at 12:18 pm

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The attacker was arrested after the incident at the city’s Ismaili Centre, Portuguese police say.

The Ismaili CentreImage source, Google

Two people have been stabbed to death at a Muslim religious centre in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, police say.

The attack took place at the Ismaili Centre. The suspect, who was in possession of a large knife, is reportedly of Afghan origin.

Local media say he was shot and wounded by police, who then detained him. The motive is not clear.

Ismailism is a branch of Shia Islam. Some followers recognise Prince Karim Aga Khan as their spiritual leader.

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