Fatal knife attack in Notre-Dame basilica in Nice

An attack causing three victims took place in and around the Notre-Dame basilica in Nice. 

CThursday, October 29 around 9 a.m., a man and a woman were killed in the Notre-Dame church in Nice located in the center of town. A third seriously injured person had managed to flee, she also died of her injuries, AFP reports on Twitter.

The perpetrator was neutralized by the police and shot and wounded, he was taken to hospital.

The mayor of the city of Nice, Christian Estrosi, has increased the number of publications on Twitter following this terrorist act. It pays homage in particular to the victims, including the keeper of the basilica "so appreciated by the parishioners".

The mayor also wished to affirm his support for "all Christians in France and around the world" who are directly targeted by this attack.

The national platform for cooperation of Muslim communities in France immediately spoke in a press release to condemn "without reservation this barbaric act" and to express its solidarity with "the bereaved families".

The President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, must to surrender in Nice during the day.

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