Business Standard

Macron 'firmly condemns heinous attack' at French mosque

Image

AFP Paris
President Emmanuel Macron "firmly condemned" what he described as a "heinous" attack on a mosque in France Monday by an octogenarian former ultra-right party candidate who shot and wounded two people and tried to burn the building.
"The Republic will never tolerate hatred," the president tweeted. "Everything will be done to punish the perpetrators and protect our Muslim compatriots. I commit myself to it.

Disclaimer: No Business Standard Journalist was involved in creation of this content

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Oct 29 2019 | 1:10 AM IST

Explore News