Knifeman on operate right after stabbing woman officer in French police station

The horrifying assault took put in La Chappelle-sur-Erdre, close to the western metropolis of Nantes, soon after 10am.

It follows a series of terrorist attacks across France, such as a feminine police employee being murdered by an Islamist knifeman in the Paris suburb of Rambouillet past thirty day period.

Friday’s assaults noticed the gentleman ‘slash the woman officer quite a few moments with a knife within the law enforcement headquarters,’ in accordance to a nearby law enforcement spokesman.

‘The person then grabbed the officer’s pistol and fled the scene. He is remaining hunted by other officers,’ the spokesman included.

The wounded officer,who has not been named, was rushed to hospital with a ‘very severe thigh damage which could be daily life threatening,’ stated the source.

Meanwhile, customers of the elite GIGN tactical firearms device were being in Nantes, and attempting to discover the attacker.

There was no first clue as to the knifeman’s motives, stated the police spokesman.

The Rambouillet assault was carried out by a 36-12 months-old immigrant from Tunisia, who was himself blasted to death by police immediately after killing the officer.

It adopted 6 years of savage Islamist attacks in France, which includes the beheading of schoolteacher Samuel Paty by a Russian-born terrorist in October very last yr.

The deadliest solitary terrorist attack ever in the nation arrived in November 2015 when 130 persons have been killed in Paris.