Three Stabbed To Death in France” terror attack”

Mayor says deadly stabbing points to terrorism

police say ,” Three people have been killed in a knife attack in the French city of Nice

All three were attacked inside the basilica on Thursday morning before the first Mass of the day.

Two died inside the church

Nice Mayor Christian Estrosi said there had been a

“terrorist attack at the heart of the Notre-Dame basilica”.

On that note,”

The French President added.

The country must use such attacks to unite and not give into the “spirit of division,”

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What is known about the attack?

According to Reports ,”

Two other attacks took place on Thursday,

One in France and one in Saudi Arabia.

It later emerged that a witness had managed to raise the alarm

On the other hand,”

A guard has been attacked at the French consulate in the Saudi city of Jeddah.

Concerning France,

The French Bishop’s Council said the three victims were targeted

“because they were inside the Basilica.

However,

“France’s Council of the Muslim Faith strongly denounced Thursday’s attack.

And also called on French Muslims to cancel Thursday’s religious celebrations,

which mark the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed.

President Macron reacts to Nice knife Attack

France’s interior minister appealed to people to avoid the area in the center of the French Riviera city.

French President Emmanuel Macron has said that France

“will not give into terrorism,”

An investigation into the incident is underway.

The attack took 28 minutes, said Ricard,

whose office is investigating the attack.

Police arriving on the scene shot the suspected attacker but did not kill him,

he added.”Very clearly France is under attack,”

Macron said, after a visit to the scene of the attack.

The country has raised its national terror alert guidance to its highest “emergency” level,

Sadly,

The aftermath of Thursday’s attack led to France raising its terror alert level to “emergency,”

French Prime Minister Jean Castex said.

In addition,

Politicians, officials and organizations across the world have also condemned the Nice attack.

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt also condemned Thursday’s deadly knife attack

Pope Francis is praying for victims, the Vatican said.

it said in a statement.

“Terrorism and violence can never be accepted,”

In a separate incident in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, a man was arrested after attacking a guard at Jeddah’s French consulate with a sharp tool

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