Man stabs two women at train station in French city of Marseille; shot dead
October 2 , 2017
Two women were fatally stabbed by a man armed with a knife at the main train station in Marseille, a city located in southern France. As per media reports, the man was shot dead by soldiers on patrol. One of the woman’s throat was slit while the other was stabbed. Before the start of the attack, the man was believed to have shouted Allahu Akbar. Preferring to wait and see, the interior minister of France, Gérard Collomb stated that it may be a terrorist act but nothing can be said with certainty at this point.