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Two stabbed to death in Marseille train station knife attack

Two stabbed to death in Marseille train station knife attack

Police announced two women were fatally stabbed by the attacker before he was subdued by the gunfire from two patrolling soldiers. Police have evacuated the Saint Charles station, with officers and soldiers taking up positions outside. Officials warned travelers to stay clear of the station while they conduct the investigation.

Xavier Tarabeux, the local prosecutor, said that policemen at the scene of the attack had shot dead the knifeman.

A police source said the attacker killed one man on a platform and seriously injured another person, the station reported. No further details were immediately given, including the motive for the attack.




French interior minister Gerard Collomb said on Twitter he was heading to Marseilles.

France's national police tweeted that the situation at the station had been resolved, and the perpetrator "neutralised and shot down".

The French interior ministry says one of the two people killed in the attack at the Saint-Charles train station was a woman.


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