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04 Apr 2020 | 05:55 AM UTC

France: Stabbing leaves two dead in Romans-sur-Isère (Drôme department) April 4

Stabbing incident in Romans-sur-Isère (Drôme department) leaves two dead and five injured on April 4; assailant in custody

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Event

On Saturday, April 4, a stabbing incident in Romans-sur-Isère (Drôme department) left two people dead and five injured. The incident took place in the center of the town in the early morning (local time), and police have since arrested the assailant. An investigation is ongoing.

A heightened security presence is to be expected in the vicinity of the incident over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in the area are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area of the incident, anticipate a heightened security presence, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.