France church attacker believed to be 21-year-old Tunisian - police source

PARIS (Reuters) - The knife-wielding attacker who beheaded a woman and killed two other people at a church in the French city of Nice on Thursday is believed by law enforcement to be a 21-year old Tunisian national, a police source told Reuters. The man had recently entered France via Italy, the source said.

Reuters October 30, 2020 00:10:45 IST
France church attacker believed to be 21-year-old Tunisian - police source

France church attacker believed to be 21yearold Tunisian  police source

PARIS (Reuters) - The knife-wielding attacker who beheaded a woman and killed two other people at a church in the French city of Nice on Thursday is believed by law enforcement to be a 21-year old Tunisian national, a police source told Reuters.

The man had recently entered France via Italy, the source said. His identity is still being checked by law enforcement, the source added.

(Reporting by Tangi Salaun; Writing by Geert De Clercq; Editing by Christian Lowe)

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