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France: Several injured at Marseille stabbing rampage, assailant shot dead by police01:33

France: Several injured at Marseille stabbing rampage, assailant shot dead by police

France, Marseille
February 19, 2019 at 18:45 GMT +00:00 · Published

At least three people have been wounded by a man wielding a knife in Marseille on Tuesday. The assailant was shot dead by police according to local sources.

Emergency services and police cordoned off the area around rue de Rome and Canabiere in the centre, after a man attacked several passers-by with a knife. The injured were transferred to local hospitals.

The motive of the attack is as yet unknown. According to local sources, the attacker was a 36-year-old man known to police.

France: Several injured at Marseille stabbing rampage, assailant shot dead by police01:33
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At least three people have been wounded by a man wielding a knife in Marseille on Tuesday. The assailant was shot dead by police according to local sources.

Emergency services and police cordoned off the area around rue de Rome and Canabiere in the centre, after a man attacked several passers-by with a knife. The injured were transferred to local hospitals.

The motive of the attack is as yet unknown. According to local sources, the attacker was a 36-year-old man known to police.