WATCH: Video Shows Syrian Refugee Attacking Woman in Reutlingen, Germany

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A police officer stands in front of a restaurant in Reutlingen, Germany, on July 24, where a Syrian asylum-seeker killed a woman and injured two people with a machete. (Getty)

A machete-wielding Syrian refugee killed a pregnant woman and injured two other people in Reutlingen, Germany, on Sunday, the Associated Press reports.

The suspect, a 21-year-old asylum-seeker who was known to police, was arrested, officials said. His name has not been released. There are no indications of connections to terrorism, police spokesman Bjoern Reusch told the AP.

The woman worked at the kebab restaurant near where the attack occurred, the BBC reports. Police said the suspect has a history of violent incidents where people were hurt, but did not expand on that information, according to the BBC.

Part of the incident was recorded on video by a witness. You can watch the video below:

The attack happened about 4:30 p.m. outside a restaurant.

Photos from the scene showed the attacker on the ground, being held by police, after the incident:

The fatal attack comes two days after an 18-year-old man, Ali David Sonboly, killed nine people in a shooting in Munich. It also comes several days after a 17-year-old ax-wielding refugee from Afghanistan, Muhammad Riyad, wounded five people on a train in southern Germany.

There have been no ties to terrorism found in the Munich shooting, but Riyad appears to have been inspired by ISIS, and the Islamic State has claimed him as a member.

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monel

The earlier europe realise the evil they brought upon themselves by accepting the muslim refugees the better for them send these murderer away they have no place in a civilised society
Or expect more attack

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