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31 Oct 2020 | 04:25 PM UTC

France: Reports of priest wounded in shooting at Greek church in Lyon October 31

France News Alert

Reports of priest wounded in shooting at Greek church in Lyon October 31; suspect at large

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/31/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/1/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Lyon

Event

The French Interior Ministry has confirmed that a Greek Orthodox priest was wounded in a shooting at a church in the Jean-Macé sector of Lyon's 7th arrondissement on Saturday, October 31, and the suspect has yet to be apprehended. Police have asked people to avoid the area as security operations are underway. 

Advice

Individuals in Lyon are advised to avoid the 7th arrondissement area and adhere to instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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