Two dead in terror attack in France
A terror attack in Nice, France, has claimed the life of at least two people, with several others hurt.
Early reports from France say that the stabbing attack happened at the Notre Dame Cathedral.
At least two person have been killed and several others hurt in the attack.
"I am on site with the [police] who arrested the perpetrator of the attack," Nice Mayor Christian Estrosi tweeted.
"I confirm that everything suggests a terrorist attack in the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Nice."
Je suis sur place avec la @PoliceNat06 et la @pmdenice qui a interpellé l’auteur de l’attaque. Je confirme que tout laisse supposer à un attentat terroriste au sein de la basilique Notre-Dame de #Nice06. pic.twitter.com/VmpDqRwzB1— Christian Estrosi (@cestrosi) October 29, 2020
French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin confirmed there was an incident.
"#Nice: a police operation is in progress. Avoid the area and follow the instructions. After having had the mayor of Nice @cestrosi, I'm chairing a crisis meeting at the Home Office," he tweeted.
There were reports that a woman was killed inside the cathedral.
More to come
Originally published as Two dead in terror attack in France