Sunday afternoon, French security services have shot dead a man after he attacked people with a knife killing two women, one woman had her throat cut and the second woman was stabbed to death.
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Police chief Olivier de Mazières, said a second person died from their wounds at the scene.
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A few people are injured and one baby, people have said that the man shouted “Allahu Akbar.”
The immediate area has been evacuated.
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French interior minister, Gérard Collomb said on Twitter that he will be heading to Marseilles following the attack.
Reuters is reporting that this is being treated as a terror attack, citing a police source.
The attacker was from a North African appearance and was in his twenties.