Three people have died in a knife attack at a church in Nice, in what French President Emmanuel Macron described as an “Islamist terrorist attack”.
One elderly victim was “virtually beheaded”, officials said. Another woman and a man also died.
A male suspect was shot and detained.
Anti-terror prosecutors have opened an investigation into the attack and France has raised its national security alert to its highest level.
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