Three persons were stabbed to death in a knife attack in a Church in Nice city of France. The BBC reported that one of the victims was ‘virtually beheaded.
In a separate incident, the police shot dead a person believed to be the suspect.
Nice mayor Christian Estrosi said the attack was “Islamo-fascist” and the assailant “didn’t stop shouting Allahu Akhbar.”
Meanwhile, the French government has said that its security has been raised to the highest level.