Police have shot dead a Turkish man who tried to attack officers with a knife in the city of Gelsenkirchen, NRW, Germany. Police say a search of the man's flat later did not suggest a terrorist motive and that the man was mentally ill.
Two people are killed and two others are injured in attacks by a man wearing military camouflage near a synagogue and at a kebab shop in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Shots are also reported in nearby Landsberg. A suspect, 27-year old Stephan Billiet, is arrested. The attack had been livestreamed on Twitch for 35 minutes citing anti-Semitic and racist motivations.
Islamist militants launch two attacks against foreign forces in Somalia. A U.S. military base in Baledogle, Lower Shabelle, is stormed by attackers using two car bombs and guns, and an Italian peacekeeping convoy is targeted by additional bombs in Mogadishu. United States and Italian authorities both state no injuries occurred, although the suicide bombing against the Italian convoy destroyed a military vehicle and heavily damaged nearby buildings. Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for both attacks.
A number of national maximum temperature records are broken, several surpassing records set the previous day: Germany sees 42.6 C at Lingen, Belgium 41.8 C at Begijnendijk and The Netherlands 40.7 C at Gilze en Rijen.