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A knife attack leaves three injured, including one seriously, in a hospital in Montauban


The suspect, a man in his twenties, is believed to be a former psychiatric patient. He was subdued by stretcher-bearers and then arrested by the police.

An already heavy toll.

Three people were stabbed in the hospital center of Montauban (Tarn-et-Garonne), this Wednesday, March 29, learned

Le Figaro

from a police source, confirming information from our colleagues from

La Dépêche

and France Blue.

This young man in his twenties, who would be a former patient in the center's psychiatry, entered the premises of the hospital around 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, with the pretext of requesting a new hospitalization.

Faced with a refusal from the staff, who would have declined this request for the third time in 24 hours, the individual took out a knife, hitting three people outside the building, within the centre.

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Vital prognosis committed for a forties

According to France Bleu, a 43-year-old woman, a public servant, was seriously injured in the back.

His vital prognosis is engaged.

The perpetrator was arrested by the police after being overpowered by stretcher-bearers from the hospital.

He was slightly injured.

The hospital unions have been warning for several weeks about the deterioration in the supply of care and the working conditions of the staff.

Source: lefigaro

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