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French police kill a person who wounded three in an assault with a knife in Marseille

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French police shot and killed on Tuesday a person who wounded three pedestrians in a knife assault within the southern metropolis of Marseille, authorities stated.

The prosecutor's workplace stated the assault was politically motivated.

"It’s an assault of widespread legislation," stated prosecutor Xavier Tarabeux.

A fourth particular person suffered fragments, police stated, including that that they had opened hearth on the attacker once they threatened him with a weapon.

The knife assault occurred within the afternoon on a busy road within the middle of town, the second largest in France.

In October 2017, a person who wielded a knife killed two girls on the important prepare station of Saint Charles in Marseille in an assault that was later claimed by the Islamic State Group.

The assailant was shot to demise by troopers on patrol to guard in opposition to such terrorist assaults.

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