Macron declares France 'under attack' after church beheading, bolsters security at schools, religious sites


Three people were killed in a knife attack at a church in Nice, France. French President Emmanuel Macron bolstered security in schools and religious sites Thursday after three churchgoers were killed, including one woman reportedly decapitated, in a knife attack in the southern city of Nice, saying that "France is under attack."

Macron's announcement to increase deployments from around 3,000 currently to 7,000 soldiers to schools and religious sites around the country came hours after the attack that left two women and a man dead and several others wounded at the Notre Dame basilica.

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