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Knife attacker in French city of Nice shouted 'Allahu Akbar' - mayor

Nice Mayor Christian Estrosi talks to Municipal Police at the site of a knife attack in church in Nice, France, October 29, 2020 in this still image obtained from social media. Courtesy Twitter / @CESTROSI via REUTERS

PARIS (Reuters) - The man suspected of carrying out a fatal knife attack at a church in the southern French city of Nice kept shouting “Allahu Akbar” (God is Greatest) even after he had been arrested by police, Nice Mayor Christian Estrosi told reporters.

Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Editing by Alison Williams

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