Knifeman shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ killed by police after murdering two in Marseille train station

Knifeman shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ killed by police after murdering two in Marseille train station

[Ed. – This is a developing story. Updates will be added as new information becomes available.]

Two people were killed in a stabbing attack at the Saint Charles train station in Marseille on Sunday afternoon.

The assailant, who reportedly shouted “Allahu Akbar” as he carried out the stabbing, has been shot dead by police.

The City of Marseille tweeted that security forces were conducting an operation at the train station and encouraged people to avoid the area.

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France’s Minister of the Interior, Gerard Collomb, has announced that he is heading to Marseille following the incident.

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