Terror attack in Nice live:
France police shoot dead knifeman in separate incident in Avignon – after three killed by attacker near Nice church

Published: 29 October 2020

Key points:

  • A woman is decapitated in a knife attack in Nice
  • Three dead during attack in the French city – read our full report
  • Nice mayor says ‘everything suggests’ the incident was a terror attack – and that assailant shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’
  • The attacker is shot by police and is in hospital
  • French police shoot dead knifeman in separate incident in city of Avignon
  • A man is arrested in Jeddah in Saudi Arabia after attacking a guard at the French consulate with a ‘sharp tool’
  • Analysis: Clash of cultures in France between freedom of expression and Islamic blasphemy beliefs
  • Timeline of terror in France
  • Live updates from Tom Gillespie, news reporter