This Friday, a French police officer was killed by a man of Tunisian nationality. The woman worked at the Rambouillet police station, a town about 60 kilometers southwest of Paris, France. The attacker was shot dead by other agents, according to the Versailles prosecutor’s office and police sources.
French Prime Minister Jean Castex and his Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin announced that they would immediately go to the police station in this city of 26,000 inhabitants, located about 60 kilometers southwest of Paris.
According to the first elements of the investigation, the administrative official was stabbed twice in the throat when she returned from her lunch break.
“Horror once again takes aim and strikes at law enforcement”Reacted the Alianza police union on Twitter.
His alleged assailant, a 36-year-old Tunisian national, was killed shortly after by another policeman, a police source said.
The victim initially suffered cardiac arrest and died shortly thereafter, despite the intervention of emergency workers.
The French National Antiterrorist Prosecutor’s Office (Pnat) told AFP that the Sub-Directorate for the Fight against Terrorism is “conducting an assessment and has not taken over the investigation for the time being”.
The last few years have been marked by several knife attacks in France. On October 16, 2020, in this same department of the country (Yvelines) a high school teacher was beheaded by an 18-year-old young man of Chechen origin.
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