French police kill a person threatening passers-by near the city of Avignon
French police said today that they shot dead a person in Montfaveh near the city of Avignon in southern France after he threatened passers-by with a knife, confirming media reports about the matter.
A French radio station said that the police shot dead the person after he threatened passers-by with a knife.
This comes while the death toll from the stabbing attack in Nice, southeast France, on Thursday, rose to 3 and injured a number of others, as local authorities described the incident as a "terrorist attack."
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