Rabbi in France knifed by man shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ in daylight attack

Rabbi in France knifed by man shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ in daylight attack
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A Jewish rabbi has been stabbed by a knifeman in a sickening broad daylight attack.

The stabbing took place in the Jewish quarter of the north east French city of Strasbourg.

The attacker was restrained by a witness before being arrested by police following the broad daylight attack in the middle of the street.

As reported by French news site DNA, several witnesses heard the man shout Allahu Akbar when carrying out the assault.

The 62-year-old Hasidic man does not have serious injuries. He is thought to be in a stable condition in hospital.

Sources close to the investigation say terrorism has already been ruled out, with the attacker thought to have mental health problems.

The attack took place at about 11.45am in the Jewish quarter of the city.

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