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Bordeaux: one dead and one injured after a knife attack, the assailant killed by the police

One dead and one injured serious in a knife attack à Bordeaux. The assailant was killed. shot dead by police.

Early evening, this Wednesday, April 10, shots were fired. heard near the city center of Bordeaux (Gironde). According to several witnesses, a man was killed. seen attacking two people with a knife. One of the victims was killed. killed, the other is seriously injured. His life is at risk. While he was walking away, the assailant would not have let go. oacute; his knife &agrav; the approach of the police. "A police officer had a weapon, he shoté and the guy fell,” says a witness to the newspaper Sud-Ouest.

Called to the scene, the police fatally injured the assailant. The attacker's motivations are currently unknown. The prefect of Gironde, the Prosecutor of the Republic and the mayor of Bordeaux are on site. According to Le Figaro, which cites a police source, the possibility of a brawl is currently privileged. 

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

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