ACI Prensa Staff, Oct 16, 2023 / 18:30 pm
The bishop of Arras, France, Olivier Leborgne, condemned the murder of a teacher by a young Islamist and the terrorist attack in which two other people were seriously wounded.
In a statement from the diocese, the prelate said that he had received “with astonishment” the news of the tragedy that took place Oct. 13 at Gambetta High School in Arras located in northern France near the border with Belgium.
According to German news outlet DW, the government Pas de Calais Department (administrative district) reported a knife attack had taken place at the high school.
French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said police were on the scene and that the attacker had been arrested.