Two little girls were stabbed in front of their school in Souffelweyersheim, a small town near Strasbourg in eastern France. The two girls were aged 6 and 11 and were not seriously injured on the street where their school is located.

The attacker, 29 years old, was stopped. All the children of the primary school are currently in the school building for safety reasons. The stabber was arrested. This was announced by the armory. According to BFM TV journalists on site, the attack occurred shortly after 2pm. The gendarmerie made this known. (HANDLE GUIDE: How to find out more about the gendarmeries in France. Visit For confidential support, call the Samaritans in the UK on 08457 90 90 90 90, visit a local Samaritans branch or click here for details.