ISIS claims fatal stabbings of two women in France

Published on : October 2, 2017 3:42




A man with a knife stabbed 2 women to death today at the main train station in the southern French city of Marseille as he reportedly shouted “Allahu akbar!” ,an attack the Islamic State group claimed was the work of one its soldiers.

French soldiers shot the man to death after the attacks and authorities were working to determine if he had links to Islamic extremism.

Police  have video that shows the man attacking a woman and running away, then coming back and attacking a second woman.

The ISIS-linked Aamaq news agency said in a statement today  that the assailant was acting in response to IS calls to target countries in the U.S.-led coalition fighting IS extremists in Syria and Iraq.