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Knife assault at Arras highschool

A trainer was killed and two different folks severely injured on the grounds of the Lycée Gambetta on Friday October 13, 2023. The assailant, of Chechen origin, was arrested.

The incident occurred this morning, at round 11am, on the Lycée Gambetta in Arras (Pas-de-Calais). A person entered the schoolyard with a knife in his hand. As may be seen from photographs posted shortly afterwards on social networks, a number of folks tried to intercept him. However the assailant stabbed and killed a trainer, shouting “Allah Akhbar” in line with a number of witnesses, after which two different individuals who had been making an attempt to neutralize him. The prognosis for one in all them is life-threatening.

A Chechen on the S listing

Police had been fast to arrest the perpetrator. The perpetrator was a younger man of 20, of Chechen origin, on the S listing. His youthful brother, who isn’t but identified to be concerned within the assault, was additionally arrested.
The French Nationwide Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor’s Workplace (Pnat) has introduced that it has opened an investigation into the homicide in reference to a terrorist plot.
The President of the Republic and the Minister of Training are on their solution to the scene.

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