According to a report by ITAR on November 1, French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said in an interview with French local newspaper La Voix du Nord on Sunday that the attack on Notre Dame church in Nice The Tunisian murderers went to France specifically to carry out terrorist attacks.
Dalmanin said, “Before the attack, the murderer had only been in France for a short time. The purpose of his coming here was obviously to kill, otherwise how to explain that he brought a few knives with him when he first came to France.”
The French Minister of the Interior stated that the counter-terrorism prosecutor “must determine when he (the murderer) made an attack plan”, “but he was obviously not here to receive documents”.
Dalmanin stated that the French government is “prepared to strengthen its control over the country’s borders.”
He also emphasized that since he became Minister of the Interior in early July, hundreds of police officers have been deployed to the border with Italy. Darmanin said, “I don’t want to treat every foreigner as a terrorist, as the extreme right suggests.
But we must not take it lightly.”
On the morning of October 29, local time, a 21-year-old Tunisian attacked
The parishioner of Notre Dame de Nice in France with a knife, resulting in three deaths and the murderer has been detained.
The French National Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor’s Office participated in the investigation of the incident. According to the latest news from the French government, as part of the investigation, seven people, including the murderer, were detained.
According to Le Figaro, the murderer arrived in Nice a few days before the attack.
The day before the attack, the video surveillance system in Nice found him near the church.
It is understood that the murderer arrived in France from Lampedusa, Italy.
Before that, he lived with his family in the Sfax province of Tunisia.