Second during the day: in French Avignon, an Islamist who attacked police was shot dead
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Second during the day: in French Avignon, an Islamist who attacked police was shot dead

29 October , 16:06In the worldPhoto: dw.com
In the south-east of France in the city of Avignon, an unknown person tried to attack the police with a knife, shouting Allah Akbar.

This is reported by the radio station Europe 1.

It is indicated that the perpetrator was shot by the police.

Today it became known that in Nice a terrorist armed with a knife attacked parishioners of the Church of Notre Dame. He cut off the head of one of the victims. In total, three people died at the hands of a terrorist. They managed to detain him.

He also shouted "Allah-Akbar!" - even when he received medical assistance after his arrest.

Around the same time, a Saudi citizen was detained in Jeddah, who attacked a guard at the French consulate, RIA Novosti reported . The latter received minor injuries, the Mecca provincial police said in a statement on Twitter.

Recall that before that, a French teacher was beheaded in Paris. He was killed by an Islamist of Chechen origin. For a monetary reward, the teenagers agreed to point the killer at the teacher at the moment when he was leaving the school building.

After holding commemorative events in France, the Mufti of Chechnya called French President Emmanuel Macron an enemy of all Muslims.

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