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Man injures two in Marseille knife attack; motive unclear

A man has wounded two pedestrians in a knife attack in the southern French city of Marseille, before being shot and wounded by police, officials say.

The attack occurred in the center of the port city, the second largest in France.

Police say they shot the assailant when he threatened them with a weapon. He is in a critical condition.

Reports haven’t indicated a motive for the attack.

— with AFP

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