MARSEILLE, France (AP) —
A person with a knife attacked individuals on the principal practice station within the southeastern French metropolis of Marseille on Sunday, killing two ladies earlier than troopers fatally shot the assailant, officers stated.
- 2 ladies killed by man with knife at French practice station
- One lady stabbed to demise; second lady’s throat slit
- Attacker fatally shot by troopers
French police warned individuals to keep away from Saint Charles practice station, tweeting that an operation was underway. Troopers and police took up positions outdoors the station, which was evacuated.
Three police officers stated one lady was stabbed to dying. Two of the officers stated the opposite lady’s throat was slit. The assailant was shot lifeless by troopers who have been patrolling contained in the station. The officers have been talking on situation of anonymity as a result of they weren’t approved to talk publicly concerning the operation.
The Paris prosecutors’ workplace stated that a counter-terrorism investigation has been opened. No additional particulars have been instantly given, together with the motive for the assault. Inside Minister Gerard Collomb tweeted that he would journey to the scene.
Earlier this month, 4 American school college students have been attacked with acid on the similar practice station in Marseille. On the time, French authorities stated the assailant was affected by a psychological sickness.
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