47-year-old man in custody over alleged links to Nice knife attacker: BFM TV

PARIS (Reuters) - A 47-year old man has been placed in custody suspected of having been in contact with the perpretator of Thursday's deadly knife attack in Nice, BFM TV reported, citing a police

October 30, 2020

PARIS (Reuters) – A 47-year old man has been placed in custody suspected of having been in contact with the perpretator of Thursday’s deadly knife attack in Nice, BFM TV reported, citing a police source.

On Thursday, a knife-wielding Tunisian man shouting “Allahu Akbar” (God is Greatest) beheaded a woman and killed two other people in a church in the French city before being shot and taken away by police.

(Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta; editing by John Stonestreet)