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France: Paris church bells ring out in honour of Nice knife attack victims01:54

France: Paris church bells ring out in honour of Nice knife attack victims

France, Paris
October 29, 2020 at 14:35 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Church of Saint-Sulpice in Paris rang its bells on Thursday in honour of the victims of a knife attack outside a church in the city of Nice where three people died.

The Parisian church paid tribute to those who died in the attack by ringing its bells as bystanders walked by the structure, which is the second largest church in the French capital after Notre-Dame. Police officers were also seen keeping guard outside of the church.

The French police have released a statement confirming the death of three people in the attack in Nice, while French President Emmanuel Macron condemned the incident as an "Islamist terrorist attack."

Tensions have been escalating in France following the beheading of a school teacher in Paris on October 16, after he showed cartoons depicting Prophet Muhammad to his students during a discussion on freedom of speech.

France: Paris church bells ring out in honour of Nice knife attack victims01:54
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The Church of Saint-Sulpice in Paris rang its bells on Thursday in honour of the victims of a knife attack outside a church in the city of Nice where three people died.

The Parisian church paid tribute to those who died in the attack by ringing its bells as bystanders walked by the structure, which is the second largest church in the French capital after Notre-Dame. Police officers were also seen keeping guard outside of the church.

The French police have released a statement confirming the death of three people in the attack in Nice, while French President Emmanuel Macron condemned the incident as an "Islamist terrorist attack."

Tensions have been escalating in France following the beheading of a school teacher in Paris on October 16, after he showed cartoons depicting Prophet Muhammad to his students during a discussion on freedom of speech.

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