News Agencies – March 16, 2012
A man armed with a baseball bat has attacked worshippers at a mosque in the northern city of Arras in Pas-de-Calais, France, killing one person and seriously wounding another, police say.
A suspect was detained after the incident. Police sources say the man is a 32-year-old French national of Moroccan origin. The man, who is being questioned, has a history of psychiatric problems, the sources said. French Interior Minister Claude Gueant condemned what he called an act of “unbelievable brutality”.