An unknown man has injured five people (one of whom is still in critical condition in the hospital) yesterday late afternoon in the French port city of Marseille.
The incident occurred around 5pm late afternoon in a busy shopping street. As panic broke out, police arrived quickly on the scene. According to reports, the man then tried to pull a gun before police shot him several times which killed the perpetrator.
The identity of the man has not been released an police remain sketchy with details so far. According to reports on social media, he is a 36-year old named ‘Karim.’
Police did not want to confirm whether the incident was terror-related but did admit that the man had been convicted to a prison sentence in the past.
France has been the scene of multiple terror attacks in the past few years.
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