Tunisian man named as Nice church attacker


Brahim Aouissaoui, a 21-year-old Tunisian migrant has been identified by France's prosecution services as the assailant who killed two women and a man in a knife attack in a church in the south-east city of Nice on Thursday, and who had reportedly arrived in France in early October with identity papers issued by the Red Cross after disembarking on the Italian island of Lampedusa in September.

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A Tunisian illegal immigrant who had arrived in France in the past few weeks stabbed to death a caretaker and two women in a church in Nice yesterday, attempting to behead two of the victims.