Amok is a cultural syndrome or culture-bound syndrome and consists of a sudden and spontaneous explosion of wild rage, which causes the affected person to run crazily or armed and attack, injure or kill indiscriminately living beings that appear in its path, until the subject is immobilized or suicide.
Having grandchildren in Monaco we were very apprehensive for the umpteenth tragedy of this world insecurity. You can not just say "it ended well" still seen ten dead and the cause not linked to terrorism ISIS brand. Which unfortunately it provides a format of free use that will be difficult to control.
Between a knife attack at a Bavarian train station in May, an ax rampage on a train in Würzburg last week and a shooting spree in Munich on Friday it has been a violent couple of months in Germany and in each incident a young person was the perpetrator.