AN ISIS knifeman who killed two cousins during a bloody attack in Marseille had been arrested by cops one day earlier – but was released.
The terror group said its “soldier” launched a frenzied knife rampage at Gare Saint Charles — while screaming “Allahu Akbar”, according to witnesses.
Panic unfolded at Marseille’s main station after a knifeman slit a woman’s throat and stabbed another in the stomach
Forensics officers inspect the knifeman’s body outside Gare Saint Charles
The attacker stabbed to death two women before he was shot by soldiers
A forensic official works around a body covered by a white sheet outside Saint Charles station
Investigators inspect the body of the dead attacker that ISIS claims is one of its ‘soldiers’
Police work through the cordoned crime scene near the body of one of the stabbing victims
The man shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ as he murdered the 17-year-old student and 21-year-old nurse outside St-Charles station in the southern city of Marseille on Sunday afternoon.
Neither the man, who was aged between 30 and 35, nor his female victims have been formally identified but all have links with the city of Lyon, which is 250 miles north of Marseille.
Passengers were evacuated by armed police on Sunday afternoon after soldiers fatally shot the killer knifeman — a known criminal…Read More