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One Dead And Nine Injured After Stabbing Attack In France

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One Dead And Nine Injured After Stabbing Attack In France

One person is dead and nine others are injured after two men went on a stabbing attack in France!


One man is in custody and another is on the run after a stabbing attack near the French city of Lyon.

Officials say that the attack occurred around 2:30 p.m with one man carrying a knife and another reportedly holding a skewer. The suspects are said to have attacked residents near a bus stop before running towards an underground station. Cops were able to seize one suspect while the other is still on the loose.

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One person, a 19-year-old was reported dead while nine others were injured three of them are in critical condition.

“There was a man at the 57 [bus stop] who started striking out with a knife in all directions,” said a young girl whose top was stained with blood.

Another source close to the police said one man had told officers he was an Afghan national. As of now, The national anti-terrorism prosecutor’s office has been informed but had not taken charge of the case yet.

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If you recall, last May there was a bombing in front of a bakery in central Lyon that left 14 people slightly injured. The attacker was arrested and openly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, according to his confession.

As more information is released about this case, we will keep you updated!

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