US police are trying to establish the motives of Ohio State University attacked Abdul Razak Ali Artan.
US police are trying to establish the motives of Ohio State University attacked Abdul Razak Ali Artan. Kevin Stankiewicz

IS terrorists claim uni stabbing attack

ISLAMIC State claimed responsibility yesterday for an attack by a Somali immigrant who injured 11 people at Ohio State University.

Abdul Razak Ali Artan, 20, was a "soldier of the Islamic State”, the terror group's Amaq News Agency said.

Police in Ohio are investigating the motive behind the US permanent resident's attack and have speculated he may have been self-radicalised.

Artan drove a car into pedestrians before stabbing several people with a butcher's knife on Monday morning (local time).

He was was shot dead by police on campus.



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