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France goes on maximum alert after attack at church kills 3

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By LORI HINNANT
PARIS - PARIS - An attacker armed with a knife killed three people at a church Thursday in the Mediterranean city of Nice, French authorities said, prompting the prime minister to announce that France was raising its security alert status to the highest level.
It was the third attack in two months in France amid a growing furor in the Muslim world over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad that were re-published by the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.
Other confrontations and attacks were reported Thursday in the southern French city of Avignon and in the Saudi city of...
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