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Man shot by army after stabbing someone at Marseille train station

Man shot by army after stabbing someone at Marseille train station”

At least one person has died in a knife attack at Marseille's St Charles train station, local officials say.

A police source said the attacker killed one man on a platform and seriously injured another person.

Police earlier said they cordoned off the area around the Saint-Charles station while they carried out an operation.

On Twitter, French interior minister Gerard Collomb announced he was rushing to Marseilles.

"Two victims have been stabbed to death", regional police chief Olivier de Mazieres told AFP, referring to the attack which occurred at 1:45 pm (1145 GMT).

According to a police source, the attacker shouted "Allahu Akbar", Arabic for God is great, during ambush on passengers.



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