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'Eight injured' in shooting outside French mosque

'Eight injured' in shooting outside French mosque

Two men pulling up at the Arrahma mosque opened fire at around 10:30 p.m in Avignon, Provence Sunday, according to The Telegraph.

The suspected attackers sped at the crowd in a Renault Clio before shooting with a rifle and a handgun, it is claimed. At least four were wounded as the crowd panicked and attempted to flee.

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Police were searching for the suspects after they fled from the scene.

Another four people in a nearby apartment are said to have been injured by "shrapnel".

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The incident comes after a man was arrested on Thursday after trying to drive a vehicle into a crowd in front of a mosque in the Paris suburb of Creteil in an incident in which no one was injured. The motive of that attack remains unclear, but Paris newspapers have suggested that the man believed that he was avenging ISIS-linked attacks in France.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

Etihad allows electronic devices onboard United States flights from Abu Dhabi
Dubai-based Emirates has slashed 20 percent of its flights to America in the wake of those decisions. Abu Dhabi International Airport did not respond to a request for comment.


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