French Alps Stabbing – Anthony Le Tallec, a former footballer for Liverpool, has spoken of the anguish he felt when he saw the aftermath of a stabbing that occurred near a lake in the French Alps and involved children. After being stabbed in a park in the town of Annecy, three youngsters were left in a situation that was considered to be life-threatening.
One adult and eight children, the youngest of whom was only three years old, suffered injuries. After retiring in 2021 as a striker, Le Tallec is currently employed as a football coach with Annecy FC. He shared the following on his Instagram story: “I was running by the Lake and I saw around ten people running in the opposite direction to me.”
“When I asked them what was going on, someone instructed me to leave as fast as I could because someone was stabbing other people. “Run, run, he has stabbed some kids, he is after you! An unnamed security source and a local official said that the attack took place at approximately 7:45 (0945 GMT) today morning at a park close to the lake and included a lone man armed with a knife. The victims were toddlers aged between three and three and a half years old.
According to the authorities, the incident left three children in a condition that is considered to be life-threatening. According to the further information provided by the cops, there have been nine people injured in all. According to reports from Le Parisien, BFM TV, and AFP, which cite anonymous police sources, the suspect is thought to be a Syrian national who is seeking refuge in France. According to a tweet sent out by the Minister of the Interior, Gerald Darmanin, the suspect “has been arrested thanks to the rapid reaction of security forces.”
A man wearing a turban is said to have started attacking a group of young children while they were playing at a tiny playground in Annecy, according to statements made by witnesses to Le Dauphine. According to the article in the French publication, armed police came at the scene and quickly restrained the knifeman before arresting him and taking him to a hospital for treatment of his injuries.
According to the local media, the victims were children of approximately three years old. A minute of quiet has been observed in the French National Assembly, and roads in the immediate area of the attack scene have been shut off.
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