Nice attack is the latest terrorist attack on French soil. One woman was decapitated. Three women were attacked in a church. Two of them died at the church, one managed to flee but died later due to the wound.
The Police shot him and took him to the hospital. The attacker was shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ before killing. In a similar incident, another man was shot dead in Avignon. This man was threatening everyone with a gun and shouting, ‘Allahu Akbar’ as per the radio station Europe 1.
Mayor of Nice said, Christian Estrosi, called this as horrible at Notre Dame Church. This came after a teacher was beheaded for showing cartoons of Prophet Mohammed.
The French Council of the Muslim Faith has condemned the attack. The council said,
“I strongly condemn the terrorist attack that took place near the Notre-Dame Basilica in Nice. As a sign of mourning and solidarity with the victims and their families, I call on the Muslims of France to cancel all the Mawlid festivities.”
The President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, said it is deeply shocking and saddening. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez showed deep sympathy and solidarity towards the victims of the attack. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said that We are United.
Turkey strongly condemns church attacks but continued to criticize France for Islamophobia.
The Vatican said in a statement that Pope Francis is praying for the victims, reported CNN.
The Bishop Council said that the Catholics won’t give in to the fear. The French President Emanuel Macron said that France will not give in.