Migrant Attacker Sent Text Saying He Wanted To Stab Girlfriend

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A migrant in Vienna who stabbed his girlfriend at a subway station sent a text to an Austrian woman he’d just met beforehand claiming that he wanted to kill her. On Tuesday night emergency services in the Austrian capital of Vienna rushed a young woman to a  local hospital after she had been stabbed repeatedly in the head. The 21-year old Afghan national was attacked at the Wahringer subway station in the early hours of the evening by her 27-year-old boyfriend, both are asylum seekers. New details have emerged that the attempted killer sent a text to a 30-year-old Austrian woman telling her his intentions to kill his girlfriend, Kronen Zeitung reports. According to police, in the immediate aftermath of the brutal attack, a motive was unclear. Police did describe the attack in brutal detail noting that the 27 year old had not only stabbed the victim but also beaten her skull against an iron stand. The stand was located inside of the subway station where construction crews were making repairs to the station’s stairs. Police spokesman Thomas Keiblinger said that the victim was in critical condition and has since recovered partially after being put into an artificial coma. Mr. Keiblinger also noted that the