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47-year-old man in custody over alleged links to Nice knife attacker: BFM TV - Metro US

47-year-old man in custody over alleged links to Nice knife attacker: BFM TV

Knife attack in French city of Nice

PARIS (Reuters) – A 47-year old man has been placed in custody suspected of having been in contact with the perpretator of Thursday’s deadly knife attack in Nice, BFM TV reported, citing a police source.

On Thursday, a knife-wielding Tunisian man shouting “Allahu Akbar” (God is Greatest) beheaded a woman and killed two other people in a church in the French city before being shot and taken away by police.

(Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta; editing by John Stonestreet)

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