France: Man Attempts to Set Fire to Mosque, Shoots and Wounds 2 People

HeadlineOct 29, 2019
H11 france claude sinke set fire mosque shoots wounds 2 people far right front national

In France, an 84-year-old man attempting to set fire to a mosque in the southern city of Bayonne opened fire on worshipers Monday, injuring two people before fleeing the scene. He was later arrested. The man, Claude Sinké, previously ran in a local election as a candidate for the far-right National Rally party of the far-right French politician Marine Le Pen.

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