French officials probe whether prison stabbings were terror attack


A 24-year-old man assaulted two prison guards with a makeshift knife, severely wounding one of them, according to French authorities.

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French prosecutors are investigating if the recent stabbing of two prison guards by an inmate was an act of terror, a spokeswoman for prosecutors said Tuesday, heightening scrutiny of France’s recent efforts to segregate prisoners deemed radical, reports The Wall Street Journal.