At least two dead in attack Marseille train station

The offender would have called ' Allahu Akbar '.

At least two people are stabbed to death Sunday by a man near a train station in Marseille. Soldiers shot the attacker thereupon death, reported the French BFM television on the basis of sources within the police.

The offender would be "Allahu akbar" (God is great) have called while he instak with a knife on passers-by. According to sources of BFM were two people to life.

"Two victims stabbed to death", the regional police chief Olivier de Mazieres told AFP.

A witness told Reuters that she saw how a man took out a knife from his sleeve. Thereupon he crossed first a young girl and then another woman. Soldiers then arrived at the train station.

Police called on people, move away from Marseille Saint-Charles, the main railway station in the Southern French city. Minister Gérard Collomb (Interior) left via Twitter to travel directly to the train station.

France has over the years repeatedly rocked by major terrorist attacks. So came in 2015 130 people killed in a series of attacks in Paris. In Nice last year 86 kill fell when a man with a truck drove into on pedestrians.

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