Youngsters had been amongst eight folks injured Thursday in a knife assault in Annecy, in southeast France, native officers stated.
A male suspect was detained in reference to the assault.
French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne will journey to Annecy with Inside Minister Gérald Darmanin on Thursday, based on the inside ministry.
French President Emmanuel Macron stated “the nation is in shock,” following the assault.
“Absolute cowardice this morning in a park in Annecy. Youngsters and an grownup are between life and demise. The nation is in shock. Our ideas are with them, their households and the emergency companies,” Macron tweeted.
Well being Minister François Braun tweeted that his ideas had been with the victims of the knife assault. “All my ideas go instantly to the folks injured by a person armed with a knife in Annecy, and to their family members,” Braun tweeted.
“I salute the fast mobilization of the emergency companies to maintain the victims, and notably the Pressing Medical Support Service (SAMU).”
Lawmakers within the French Nationwide Meeting noticed a minute’s silence for these injured within the assault.
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French MPs maintain a minute’s silence after the knife assault in Annecy.