Stabbing

French police officer injured in knife attack in Cannes

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The attack in the south of France comes as worries over violent crime and terrorism feature among voters' main concerns in the run-up to the 2022 French presidential election.

French police officer wounded in knife attack; suspect killed in shootout

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Police say an ex-prisoner who was on a watch list for Islamic extremism stabbed a police officer inside her station. 

Anti-terror probe after French police officer killed near Paris

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Anti-terror prosecutors are leading probe into murder of 49-year-old unarmed female officer who was stabbed in the neck as she returned from her lunch break; her attacker was then shot dead.

At least two killed, several injured in stabbing attack in France

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Initial reports said the suspect was a 33-year-old Sudanese asylum seeker, arrested after the stabbings in Romans-sur-Isère in south-east France.

Police kill Paris knife attacker after deadly park stabbing

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Police in a Paris suburb shot a man dead after he went on a rampage with a knife, killing one person and injuring two others. French officials gave no motive for his attack but believe he would have claimed more lives.

Jewish man stabbed in Strasbourg

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The victim, 62, who survived the attack, was assaulted on Friday morning by a man reportedly known for psychiatric problems who shouted 'Allahu Akbar'.

Soldier in France stabbed over 'Syrian bombing'

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Soldier in serious condition after being stabbed in southern France by two men who reportedly criticised French airstrikes against IS in Syria.

French train terror attack hero stabbed in California street fight

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Police dismissed terror motive in attack on Spencer Stone, 25, who in August disarmed a gunman on an Amsterdam-Paris express.

Man suspected of stabbing soldier in Paris 'known to French intelligence'

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The  21-year-old was said to have been flagged up to French intelligence services months ago over fears he had been radicalised.

French police arrest man over soldier stabbing

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The 22-year-old man arrested outside Paris on Wednesday morning is said by sources close to the inquiry to be a ‘Muslim radical'.