TEHRAN (Press Shia) – One person has been killed and several others injured after a knife attack near a church in the southern French city of Nice, French media reported on Thursday.

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A video posted on twitter shows people fleeing the scene were the attack took place.

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said a police operation was under way in the city, while Nice Mayor Christian Estrosi said the suspect behind the attack – which Estrosi said looked like a terrorist incident – had been arrested.