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2 Killed, 7 Wounded in Stabbings as France Remains in Coronavirus Lockdown

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The attack took place at a shopping centre and on a road in Romans-sur-Isere before police apprehended the man.

A man in south-east France attacked several people with a knife on Saturday, killing two and wounding seven, before being arrested, sources told AFP. One of the wounded is in critical condition in hospital.

The attack took place at a shopping centre and on a road in Romans-sur-Isere before police apprehended the man at 11am local time.

In full lockdown because of COVID-19, France is currently in its third week of self-isolation.

first published:April 04, 2020, 18:07 IST