Three people were wounded in stabbing attack in southern France The attacker went on a stabbing rampage outside of restaurant in Montauban, France. ISIS supporters have shared news of the attack on chat app Telegram, sparking fears it was linked to the terror group. ISIS attacks are always followed by ISIS chatter.
Montauban (and Toulouse) was the site of the notorious Islamic slaughter by Mohammed Merah. In a series of three attacks targeting French soldiers and Jewish children in the cities of Montauban and Toulouse. In 2012, 23-year old terrorist Mohammed Merah, a French citizen of Algerian descent, murdered two French soldiers in a shooting attack in Montauban. Merah shot and killed a third soldier in nearby Toulouse. Four days later, Merah attacked the Ozar Hatorah school in Toulouse, murdering Rabbi Yonatan Sandler and three students of the school.
BREAKING: France terror fears as knife-wielding attacker stabs woman in broad daylight
A KNIFE-WIELDING attacker was shot by French police today after stabbing a woman in broad daylight.
By Tom Parfitt, The Express, February 19, 2017:
The 23-year-old suspect, struck in the south-western town of Montauban, near Toulouse, shortly after midday.
Police followed the assailant, who may have been drunk, after he was seen driving erratically in a VW Golf registered locally.
They then witnessed the driver jumping out of the car and stabbing a woman in the shoulder blade.He then ran towards a couple and tried to wound them too, but was then shot by police, who described him as having been “neutralised”.The victim is in a stable condition in hospital.
ISIS supporters have shared news of the attack on chat app Telegram
A police source said: “The suspect was rushed to hospital, and will be interviewed at length.
“It may be that he was drunk at the time of the attack. He is injured, but his wounds are not life threatening.He is said be to from the French overseas territory of Reunion Island.
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Police sources said the suspect will be ‘interviewed at length’
Five years ago, al-Qaeda operative killed two Muslim French soldiers in the same town.Mohammed Merah, a 23-year-old fanatic, gunned down the uniformed soldiers in a shopping centre in March 2012.Merah also shot dead a French Muslim paratrooper in Toulouse.
Mohammed Merah killed two soldiers in the same town in 2012