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Lhe actual circumstances of this act of violence remained unclear Wednesday night. A person armed with a knife stabbed pedestrians close to the stone bridge, on the left financial institution of the Garonne, in Bordeaux, round 7:30 p.m. One man died, and one other was critically injured, however his life prognosis shouldn’t be in jeopardy. As he fled, the attacker was shot lifeless by a police officer. “Clearly at this time, it is not the terrorist track which is favored,” indicated to the Point the general public prosecutor of Bordeaux, Frédérique Porterie.

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According to newspaper sources South Westand Agence France-Presse, the 2 victims are stated to be of Algerian origin. The identification of the attacker was unknown Wednesday night, in keeping with movies posted on social networks, it seems to be a person wearing a djellaba.

Alcohol consumption

According to South West, the deceased could be a 36-year-old Algerian nationwide. The assailant allegedly attacked a bunch of individuals, accusing them of “having a drink”, earlier than taking out his knife. On a video filmed from throughout the road, we hear shouts “stop, stop”. The sufferer is hidden by a hedge however we see the assailant, standing, inflicting what appears like stabbings. On a second video filmed a couple of minutes later, we see a police officer with a machine gun in his sights, and the physique of the attacker rolling down a staircase of half a dozen steps.

“Prefect Étienne Guyot immediately went to the site alongside the Public Prosecutor, the mayor and the police services. The judicial investigation is underway,” indicated the prefecture of Nouvelle-Aquitaine and Gironde.

The perimeter across the Miroir d'eau remained cordoned off by the police whereas the final folks from Bordeaux left the bars broadcasting the PSG-Barcelona Champions League match. Around 11:20 p.m., two black funeral vans arrived on web site.