France: Knifeman shot dead after killing two

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France: Knifeman shot dead after killing two

France: Knifeman shot dead after killing two

France: Knifeman shot dead after killing two: Two women had been stabbed to death and their assailant was shot dead by a soldier in the southern French port city of Marseille on Sunday, the officials have described it as a “likely terrorist attack.”

According to the police sources the man had shouted “Allahu Akbar” (Got is greatest) in Arabic as he attacked the women, the women were aged 17 and 20, the attack had occured at Maerseille’s main railway station.

According to two police sources one woman had her throat slit while the other one was stabbed in the chest and stomach.

According to Amaq news agency of Islamic State, IS was responsible for the attack.

The assailant had been shot dead by a soldier from the sentinelle patrol of the military. Sentinelle patrol is a force deployed in the country as part of astate of a state of emergency declared after Islamist attacks which had begun almost two years ago.

“We have until now managed to avoid such dramatic incidents (in Marseille). I think it was a terrorist attack and the individual who was killed seems to have had several identities,” Marseille mayor Jean-Claude Gaudin told reporters.

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