Swiss Police

Swiss Train Hijacker Shot Dead by Police After Taking 15 Hostages

In a tense standoff that unfolded on a Swiss train, authorities have reported that a man armed with an ax and a knife held 15 passengers hostage for nearly four hours before being fatally shot by police. The incident occurred in the town of Essert-sous-Champvent on a train traveling between Baulmes and Yverdon-les-Bains in the Swiss canton of Vaud, near the French border.

A Man with a Chainsaw Left at Least 5 People Injured in Switzerland

A man with a chainsaw left at least five people injured after going on a rampage through the streets of a picturesque Swiss town, police said, according to EveningStandard.

Police descended on the area's old town amid reports that an unidentified male had launched the attack on Monday afternoon, local media reported.

Swiss police cancel commemoration event for 102nd anniversary of Battle Of Gallipoli

Swiss police cancelled an event celebrating the 102nd anniversary of the naval victory of the Ottomans against the mighty Allied forces and commemorating thousands who lost their lives during the Gallipoli Campaign, saying it could disrupt public order on March 17.