France ups alert level after teacher slaying: PM’s team

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France raised its alert level on Friday after an attack at a school in the town of Arras in northeastern France, the office of Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne told AFP.

The level was upped after a security meeting attended by President Emmanuel Macron, the office said. Earlier Friday a man of Chechen origin stabbed to death a teacher and severely wounded two other adults in the town of Arras.


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Agence France-Presse (AFP) is a French international news agency headquartered in Paris, France. Founded in 1835 as Havas, it is the world's oldest news agency.

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