Paris: A knife attacker has beheaded a woman and killed two others at a Church in France’ Nice city on Thursday. Official said that the accused, who was shouting the phrase ”Allahu Akbar”, has been arrested.
City’s Mayor Christian Estros has described the incident as a “terror act” and confirmed that three people, including a church warden, killed at Notre Dame church of Nice City.
According to reports, France’s Emmanuel Macron will be visiting the Nice in wake of the knife attack in Church.
Authorities said that the accused was shot by police during the incident but he is alive and admitted to the nearby hospital.
The incident comes amid the huge tension between France and Muslim countries following Macron’s remak on “radical Islam” after the death of Samuel Patty, who was beheaded for showing Prophet Muhammad’s cartoon in a classroom.
The motive behind Nice’s church attack is yet to be cleared.