French police detained a second person in connection with the Nice attack

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ERIC GAILLARD

French police at the site of a terrorist attack in front of the Notre Dame Church in Nice.

FranceInfo radio reported, this evening, Friday, that the French police have detained a second person in connection with the terrorist attack in Nice, which killed 3 people.

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The radio quoted police sources as saying that the detainee was a 35-year-old man and suspected of having been in contact with the attacker before the operation.

And on October 29, police detained a 47-year-old man residing in Nice for the same reason.

On Thursday, a man armed with a knife launched an attack in front of the Notre Dame Church in the French city of Nice, killing 3 people, including an elderly woman who was beheaded.

The attacker was taken to hospital after being shot by the police, while eyewitnesses reported that he kept repeating “God is Great” all the way, and several sources stated that the perpetrator of the attack was a 21-year-old Tunisian migrant, whose name was Ibrahim Al-Ouesawi, while the authorities classified The attack was a terrorist.

Source: Agencies

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