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French police arrest 47-year-old man in connection to Nice knife attacker: Report

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A 47-year old man has been placed in custody suspected of having been in contact with the perpetrator of Thursday’s deadly knife attack in Nice, BFM TV reported, citing a police source.

On Thursday, a knife-wielding Tunisian man shouting “Allahu Akbar” (God is Greatest) beheaded a woman and killed two other people in a church in the French city before being shot and taken away by police.

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