Lyon: Orthodox priest shot and wounded

 Lyon: Orthodox priest shot and wounded

, published on Saturday 31 October 2020 at 5.30 p.m

An Orthodox priest was shot and wounded on Saturday 31 October in Lyon. An investigation has been opened by the Lyon public prosecutor’s office for attempted murder, the national anti-terrorist prosecutor’s office has not been seized.

An Orthodox priest of Greek nationality was shot with a sawed-off shotgun this Saturday, October 31 at around 4 p.m. in Lyon, near the Jean Macé district in the 7th arrondissement

Jean Castex was this Saturday on a trip to Rouen and Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, in order to talk with the Catholic community.

I will go immediately to Paris to make an update on the circumstance”, he said.

5:45 p.m.: The Home Office warned on Twitter: “Security and rescue forces are on the scene”. “ Avoid the area and follow the instructions of the authorities”.

Gérald Darmanin also expressed himself on the micro-blogging website: “Avoid the area and follow the instructions. Support our security and rescue forces on the spot”, he wrote. Then to inform: “I return to Paris and open the crisis unit, en lie

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