Police officers stand guard by the Notre-Dame basilica in Nice. Photo: AFP Police officers stand guard by the Notre-Dame basilica in Nice. Photo: AFP
Police officers stand guard by the Notre-Dame basilica in Nice. Photo: AFP

Man detained over contacts with Nice church killer as France put on high alert

  • A 47-year-old man has been detained for questioning in connection with the knife attack in Nice’s Notre-Dame basilica in which three people were killed
  • Macron vowed France would stand firm against religious extremists and has deployed thousands of soldiers to protect churches and schools

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Police officers stand guard by the Notre-Dame basilica in Nice. Photo: AFP Police officers stand guard by the Notre-Dame basilica in Nice. Photo: AFP
Police officers stand guard by the Notre-Dame basilica in Nice. Photo: AFP
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