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Attack in Arras: France on alert, the Louvre and Versailles evacuated

“Attack in Arras: France on alert, the Louvre and Versailles evacuated”

In the aftermath of the attack Arras, France is on maximum alert. The Louvre and the Château de Versailles were visited. Evacuated, Saturday October 14, at following alerts the bomb.

The essential

  • A knife attack took place this Friday, October 13 in a high school in the city of Paris. Gambetta-Carnot school in Arras. A professor was killed and three people, a PE teacher and two establishment agents, were arrested. injured by several stab wounds.
  • The services of the Prime Minister, Élisabeth Borne, announced this Friday evening France went on “emergency attack” alert. This is the highest alert level planned as part of the Vigipirate system.
  • Saturday October 14, the Louvre museum, then the park and the châ water of Versailles were evacuated, after emergency alerts the bomb.
  • The assailant was killed. arrested by the police. He is a former high school student at the age of 18. 20 years old and of Chechen origin. File S for radicalization for several days, he was the subject of close surveillance by the General Directorate of Security. (DGSI). His family is known to the police for radicalization. Eleven people are currently in custody. view, including the assailant, his two brothers and his two sisters.
  • The national anti-terrorism prosecution announced open an investigation for "assassination in connection with a terrorist enterprise". "According to our information, there is undoubtedly a link between what happened and what happened. in the Middle East and the transition to “the act”, has on his side indicated Gérald Darmanin on TF1, referring to the current conflict between Hamas and Israel.


17:30 – The city of Arras calls for action. a gathering this Sunday

The municipalityé and the Community urban center of Arras have announced a gathering in tribute to; Dominique Bernard, this Sunday at 11 a.m., said BFMTV. Those gathered will be able to bring flowers.

17:16 – An eleventh person on guard duty. view

An eleventh person was killed. placed in custody seen in the investigation into the attack which cost life outside a teacher and injured three other people. The assailant, questioned by the DGSI continues to remain silent on the reasons for his action.

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16:57 – A minute of silence respected before Wales – Argentina

Before the kick-off of the first quarter-final of the Rugby World Cup between Wales and Argentina, this Saturday, October 14, a minute of silence was held. respected in homage to Dominique Bernard, the murdered professor à Arras, this Friday.

4:50 p.m. – Manuel Valls justifies himself

In an interview given to the Télégramme, Manuel Valls, former Minister of the Interior, explained why the assailant's family hadn't been arrested. expelled in 2014: "I did not intervene directly (…) They came to the forefront with my team. My office then examined the the file and considered that this expulsion did not respect the so-called Valls circular. The family had in fact been on French soil for more than five years and the children, one of whom was young, were at school and spoke French."

During a speaking engagement at the Sorbonne, for the presentation of the Samuel Paty Prize, Élisabeth Borne spoke, the day after the assassination of a professor at the Sorbonne. Arras: "Hate feeds on ignorance, and when a teacher is attacked, it is not only the Republic that is attacked, it is its future that is threatened. We do not teach in anxiety, we do not teach with fear in our stomachs. We will not give in to this violence".

Like the Louvre at agrave; At midday, the park and the castle of Versailles were visited. evacuated to following an alert the bomb, this Saturday in the middle of the afternoon, BFMTV reported.

3:45 p.m. – The assailant spoke of the conflict between Israel and Hamas with three people

According to information from Parisien, investigators found, in the attacker's phone, exchanges with his father, also on file with the attacker. S, as well as his brother Movsar, incarcerated for terrorism, and a friend detained.

Gabriel Attal indicated, during the presentation of the Samuel Paty Prize to the Sorbonne that classes will resume at 10:00 a.m. Monday for middle and high school students, after a "ordinary" of two hours reserved to teachers to discuss and prepare the tribute to the killed teacher. à Arras.

15:00 – The assailant warns seen last February

Mohammed Mogouchkov, the attacker of the Arras high school, who killed a professor this Friday, October 13, had been placed on guard seen, last February for domestic violence, BFMTV reported.

2:35 p.m. – A minute of silence Monday

Gabriel Attal announced  by mail, to teachers, that a minute of silence will be observed in all middle and high schools Monday afternoon.

2:25 p.m. – Élisabeth Borne present at the presentation of the Samuel-Paty Prize

The Prime Minister, Élisabeth Borne, will be present at the event. the presentation of the Samuel-Paty Prize, organized this Saturday afternoon at the Sorbonne by the Association of Professors of History and Geography. Gabriel Attal will also go to this event

1:52 p.m. – Exchanges between the assailant and his brother

According to information from TF1, investigators discovered telephone exchanges between the attacker and his brother detained in prison.

1:32 p.m. – "United and standing up"

The day after the attack which left one dead and three injured in a high school in Arras, Emmanuel Macron revealed ;, on

1:17 p.m. – The museum du Louve evacuated and closed

The Louvre Museum has exceptionally closed Saturday at midday "for security reasons", while France is on alert "emergency attack" the day after the Islamist attack during which a professor was killed. killed. "The Louvre has received a written message stating a risk for the museum and its visitors." and "we chose (…) to evacuate it and close it for the day, while we carry out the essential checks," a spokesperson, whose comments were relayed by franceinfo.

12:41 – Vigipirate: a security meeting à 4:30 p.m.

While France is on “emergency attack” alert, Since Friday evening, the highest alert level of the Vigipirate plan, 7,000 soldiers will be deployed to secure numerous places. Gérald Darmanin will hold this Saturday at 4:30 p.m., a safety meeting à Beauvau.


Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116