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France: Man arrested after attempting to plow into outside mosque in Paris suburb 01:45

France: Man arrested after attempting to plow into outside mosque in Paris suburb

France, Paris
June 29, 2017 at 20:57 GMT -00:00 · Published

French authorities arrested one man after attempting to ram a car into a crowd gathering outside a mosque in the Paris suburb of Creteil, Thursday.

According to police and eyewitnesses, the man's attempted to drive through the concrete barriers surrounding the vicinity several times but with no success.

Investigations are ongoing to identify the motives behind the attack.

Earlier this month, a similar attack took place by London's Finsbury Park Mosque, in which a van veered off the road and drove into worshippers outside the Muslim Welfare, killing one person and leaving several injured.

France: Man arrested after attempting to plow into outside mosque in Paris suburb 01:45
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French authorities arrested one man after attempting to ram a car into a crowd gathering outside a mosque in the Paris suburb of Creteil, Thursday.

According to police and eyewitnesses, the man's attempted to drive through the concrete barriers surrounding the vicinity several times but with no success.

Investigations are ongoing to identify the motives behind the attack.

Earlier this month, a similar attack took place by London's Finsbury Park Mosque, in which a van veered off the road and drove into worshippers outside the Muslim Welfare, killing one person and leaving several injured.

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