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Entertainment Attack in Nice: what we know

14:30  29 october  2020
14:30  29 october  2020 Source:   parismatch.com

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 Attack in Nice: The assailant's state of health deteriorated, delaying his hearing Five other people linked to Brahim Issaoui, who also tested positive for Covid-19, are still in custody © SYSPEO / SIPA A soldier from Operation Sentinel facing the Notre-Dame de l'Assomption basilica, in Nice, November 3, 2020 INQUIRY - Five other people linked to Brahim Issaoui, who also tested positive at Covid-19, are still in custody His hearing had to be delayed for several days.

Three people were killed in the attack on a church in Nice on Thursday morning. The assailant was "neutralized" by the police.

Nice © Eric Gaillard / Reuters Nice The facts

A man armed with a knife attacked, Thursday around 9 a.m., people present in the Notre-Dame church in Nice , located in the heart of the city from the city. He killed three people.

Detonations were heard on the spot, but the authorities wished to reassure: these detonations "are caused by the Raid, by the demining services", which want to evacuate any risk.

In pictures: Nice in shock from yet another fatal attack

The victims

A man, the church keeper, and a woman died in the church. At least one person has had their throat cut.

"We are horrified": after the attack, the Muslims of Nice between sadness and fear of tension

 © Arie Botbol / Hans Lucas for the JDD After the attack in the Notre-Dame basilica in Nice, many Muslims came to pay homage to the victims by placing flowers at the foot of the building. Many admit to their fear of being attacked. There were a dozen of them, following an older man with a wreath in his arms so big that it did not pass through the closed gates of the basilica gate. So two city policemen let them in.

A third person, a seriously injured woman, died in a bar near the place of worship where she had taken refuge after being shot.

The attacker

A priori gunshot wound in the shoulder, he was "neutralized" by the police at 9:10 am and taken to hospital. According to the mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi, he "kept repeating in front of us" Allah Akbar "while he was medicalized".

His identity and whether he was known to the police and intelligence services are currently unknown.

Le quartier autour de l'église Notre-Dame a été bouclé à Nice, le 29 octobre 2020. © Eric Gaillard / Reuters © Supplied by Paris Match The district around the Notre-Dame church was cordoned off in Nice on October 29, 2020. © Eric Gaillard / Reuters The investigation

The national anti-terrorism prosecution announced that it had seized the investigation, opened in flagrante delicto for "assassination and attempted assassination in connection with a terrorist enterprise" and "criminal terrorist association". It was entrusted to the Central Directorate of the Judicial Police and the General Directorate of Internal Security (DGSI) and the Anti-Terrorist Sub-Directorate (SDAT).

Terrorist attack in Nice, reconfinement, identity slaughtered in Avignon ... The news of this Thursday

 Terrorist attack in Nice, reconfinement, identity slaughtered in Avignon ... The news of this Thursday Candles in front of the Notre-Dame basilica in Nice this Thursday. Nice. Three people died and several were injured in a knife attack in Notre-Dame basilica in Nice this Thursday morning. The National Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor's Office has opened an investigation for "murder in connection with a terrorist enterprise". The attacker was arrested and transported to hospital. The representatives of the Catholic and Muslim cults reacted by expressing their emotion and the necessary solidarity .

Reactions

Prime Minister Jean Castex, who spoke to the National Assembly to detail the containment measures, left the Palais-Bourbon to join Gérald Darmanin at the Ministry of the Interior, where a crisis unit has been opened. President Emmanuel Macron, who also visited Place Beauvau at 10:30 am, is due to leave Paris for Nice in the coming hours.

Jean Castex et Eric Ciotti à l'Assemblée nationale, le 29 octobre 2020. © Charles Platiau / Reuters © Supplied by Paris Match Jean Castex and Eric Ciotti at the National Assembly, October 29, 2020. © Charles Platiau / Reuters

The mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi, who quickly went there, said: “Too much It is too much, it is now time for France to exempt itself from the laws of peace to definitively destroy the Islamo-fascism of our territory ”. He demanded that "all churches be placed under surveillance or closed, as well as all other places of worship in the city."

To read: The reactions of the political class

"For the first time since the occupation, France is no longer free! Our country is at war, we are at war! Thoughts for the victims of this new attack which touches the heart of our city of Nice ”, declared Eric Ciotti, LR deputy for the Alpes Maritimes. “We cannot just denounce terrorism. Terrorism is the weapon of Islamist ideology, we must at all costs realize that it is an ideology that is waging war on us. They must be legally disabled, thanks to the rule of law, thanks to specific legislation that would be passed here in the National Assembly, but we do not feel that the government has become aware of this situation ”, added Marine Le Pen, president of the RN. “Nice basilica attack: my first thoughts are with the victims and their loved ones affected by this horrible attack. The people of Nice and Nice, as well as its Mayor, [Christian] Estrosi, can count on the support of the City of Paris, ”for her part tweeted Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris.

The coach Christophe Galtier very moved by evoking the attack in Nice: "If I could have refrained from working ..." (VIDEO) .
Facing the press after the Lille / Celtic Glasgow meeting, Christophe Galtier let his emotion speak by evoking the Nice attack that occurred on Thursday, October 29. © RMC Facing the press after the Lille / Celtic Glasgow meeting, Christophe Galtier let his feelings speak for themselves by referring to the Nice attack that took place on Thursday 29 October. The emotion is palpable in the voice of Christophe Galtier.

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