WATCH: Knife-wielding attacker injures policeman on Melilla border

The part of the border where the man broke through

A MAN has attacked policemen with a knife at the border between Melilla and Morocco.

The assault took place at 7.45 am this morning (July 25) and the man, believed to be between 20 and 30 was arrested at the scene.

One officer sustained minor injuries in the struggle to his finger and hand for which he received treatment.


An investigation has been launched and a “terrorist motive” has not been ruled out as the man had been involved in a similar incident “a few days previously” but on that occasion did not carry a weapon.

Footage captured on CCTV shows the police apprehending the man:


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