Nice attack, 'Boycott France' protests, Covid-19, US presidential election

published 4 months ago by France 24

It was a Thursday the French would rather forget, with bottlenecks at the exits of Paris as some city dwellers raced to get out before Act II of a national lockdown. And if the second wave of Covid-19 was not enough to dampen an already grey autumn mood: another gruesome terror attack took place, with three killed in a stabbing spree inside Notre Dame Basilica in the heart of Nice, a city already targeted during a 2016 Bastille Day rampage. The suspect was identified as a newly-arrived 21-year-old from Tunisia's south. It's the third time in just over three months.

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