French police kill man trying to burn down synagogue

  17 May 2024    Read: 1301
French police kill man trying to burn down synagogue

A man allegedly trying to set fire to a synagogue in northern France was shot and killed by police on Friday, according to French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin, AzVision.az reports citing Euronews. 

Officers in Rouen "responded to a report of smoke near the synagogue," a police source said.

"The man was armed with a knife and an iron bar, he approached the police officers who fired," a source close to the case told AFP.

 

AzVision.az


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