Five arrested in connection with Marseille station knife attack

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Five people have been detained for questioning over their suspected links to Ahmed Hanachi, 29, who was shot dead by an army security patrol after he murdered two young women outside St. Charles railway station in the southern French city of Marseille on Sunday in a knife attack which the Islamic State group later claimed responsibility for.

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French authorities have detained five people suspected of helping a knifeman who murdered two women in the southern port city of Marseille at the weekend before he was shot dead by patrolling troops, reports Radio France Internationale.