One lifeless, 9 wounded in French knife assault

A 19-year-old man was killed and one other 9 wounded, three significantly, on Saturday in a knife assault close to the French metropolis of Lyon, a regional official and emergency companies stated.

Two males, one armed with a knife and the opposite with a skewer, carried out the assault in Villeurbanne, a Lyon suburb, in southeastern France, the official stated, with out giving additional particulars on the motive for the stabbing.

One of many males had been arrested by police however the second was on the run. The assault occurred near a metro station.

An AFP journalist on the scene witnessed a physique being taken away in an ambulance and traces of blood on the bottom.

The nationwide anti-terrorism prosecutor’s workplace had been knowledgeable however had not taken cost of the case at this stage.

Final Could, a parcel bomb in entrance of a baker’s store in central Lyon left 14 individuals barely injured.

Lyon, France’s third metropolis, till then had remained untouched by the wave of jihadist assaults that has killed 251 individuals in France since 2015



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