How An Angry Man Tried To Kill His Ex-Wife With A Home-made Bomb

October 3, 2019
103 Views

The Austrian police said on Thursday that a 28-year-old Austrian has man attempted to kill his former wife with a homemade parcel-bomb which exploded in her face.

According to the Agence France Presse, AFP, The 27-year old victim, a mother of three children, was hospitalised after Tuesday’s attack, in southern Austrian, which left her with serious burns.

She has already undergone two operations have suffered second and third-degree burns to 40 per cent of her body.

The explosives package was detonated when she picked it up outside her apartment in the town of Guttaring, in Carinthia state.

Local police announced Thursday that they had arrested her former husband, and an accomplice, who admitted carrying out the attempted murder.

The 29-year-old accomplice, a member of the military, placed the package outside the woman’s home, rang the doorbell then ran off.

The former husband, himself ex-military, was hiding nearby and remotely detonated the explosives, the police said in a statement.

He was arrested on the day of the attack while his accomplice was arrested on Thursday.

Police said the pair had tested homemade explosives over the summer, carrying out explosions in a forest after acquiring the components via the internet.

Of the 73 homicide victims in Austria last year, 41 were women, according to interior ministry figures.

Half of the killings in 2018 were carried out by a member of the victim’s family.

You may be interested

Man Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For Rαping 3-Year-Old Stepdaughter In Akwa Ibom
News
2 views
News
2 views

Man Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For Rαping 3-Year-Old Stepdaughter In Akwa Ibom

Webby - January 21, 2021

Akwa Ibom State High Court sitting in Uyo has sentenced a 23-years-old man, Iniobong Moses, to life imprisonment for raping…

Ondo Herdsmen Ban: Buhari’s Government Protecting Only Fulani Interests – Afenifere
News
2 views
News
2 views

Ondo Herdsmen Ban: Buhari’s Government Protecting Only Fulani Interests – Afenifere

Webby - January 21, 2021

The Pan Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere has accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s government of protecting only Fulani interests against other tribes…

Scanners: Will Customs repeat history?
Entertainment
1 views
Entertainment
1 views

Scanners: Will Customs repeat history?

Webby - January 21, 2021

Tribune OnlineScanners: Will Customs repeat history? With the purchase of three new scanners by the Federal Ministry of Finance for…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.