Suspect caught: shots on priests in Lyon

A Greek Orthodox priest, was shot on Saturday in Lyon shot. The condition of the victim was "serious". He had been supplied with life-threatening injuries to

Suspect caught: shots on priests in Lyon

A Greek Orthodox priest, was shot on Saturday in Lyon shot. The condition of the victim was "serious". He had been supplied with life-threatening injuries to the hospital, were reported by several French media, citing the police. The officers arrested on Saturday evening, a suspect. The Person have worn at the time of arrest, no weapon, was in police custody, informed the state's attorney of Lyon, Nicolas Jacquet, on Saturday. It could be the Person that had been described by witnesses, the Review is ongoing.

According to "France info" was given two shots at the victim. The news Agency "AP" reported, citing a police officer that the attacker was alone, and with a hunting rifle shot. The 52-year-old priest, who hails from Greece, was "to close his Church," it said.

security and rescue forces were on the ground. France's interior Minister Gérald Darmanin asked the residents of the vicinity to stay away. Prime Minister Jean Castex returned prematurely from a trip to Rouen in the capital. In Paris, a crisis has been set up to the attack.

according to Unconfirmed reports to have seen the man at the scene of the crime. Accordingly, he did have a hat and a coat, under which he wore a you sawed-off rifle. By the strict output constraints in France, significantly less people are on the streets.

it is Not the first stop in nice

On the exact circumstances, nothing is as yet known. On Thursday it was in nice Islamist attacks on believers. A 21-year-old suspected Terrorist from Tunisia, was killed in a Church in nice for three people with a knife.

the Minister of the interior Darmanin sees the country in the "war against the Islamist ideology," he said on Friday. "Islamism is a Form of fascism in the 21st century. Century.“ France will fight with all the resources of the state against internal and external threat.

Updated Date: 01 November 2020, 02:19

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