A person with a knife attacked and killed two individuals and injured others in a church within the southern French metropolis of Good on Thursday in what officers mentioned seemed to be an act of terrorism.
Gérald Darmanin, inside minister, mentioned he was chairing a disaster assembly on the assault in Paris. Christian Estrosi, mayor of Good, mentioned the attacker had been detained.
“I verify that every little thing suggests this was a terror assault within the church of Notre-Dame in Good,” he wrote on Twitter.
France was already on excessive alert after the decapitation of schoolteacher Samuel Paty this month by an Islamist Chechen refugee on the road exterior his faculty in a Paris suburb.
Paty had been focused by Muslim mother and father and Islamists on social media after he confirmed a category caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed in a lesson on freedom of speech.
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