Knife attack in Annecy, France, where 5 people were injured, four children aged about 3 and an elderly person. Two of the children and the elderly man are in serious condition.
The Annecy bomber, who injured children and some adults in a park near the city's lake, has been arrested. Witnesses spoke of a man wearing a turban. It is, according to the police, a Syrian asylum seeker. According to information from Le Parisien, the identity card was found by the police in the pockets of the attacker. He is a Syrian asylum seeker, he is not registered or reported by the intelligence services as a dangerous element.
The Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, confirmed with a tweet the arrest "thanks to the timely intervention of the police". The Prime Minister, Elisabeth Borne, immediately left for Annecy, in the south-east of France, on the border with Switzerland.
At the news of the attack, the very tense debate that was underway in the National Assembly on pension reform was suspended and there was a minute of silence. Soon after, Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne left for Annecy.