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8 wounded in France mosque shooting, not terrorism: prosecutor

MARSEILLE - Eight people were lightly wounded late Sunday in a shooting in front of a mosque in the southeast French city of Avignon, the prosecutor's office said, ruling out terrorism.

According to initial accounts taken on the spot, at least two men got out of a car around 10:30 pm near the mosque and opened fire, including with a shotgun, the prosecutor's office said.

Published : July 03, 2017

By : Agence France-Presse