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Jewish man stabbed in France, attacker shouts ‘Allahu Akhbar’ – reports

Rabbi reading the Torah in Jerusalem, Israel

Rabbi reading the Torah in Jerusalem, Israel. Image: tdj gordon (Pixabay).

A Jewish man has been stabbed by a Muslim attacker in the French city of Strasbourg, according to local media sources. He is has been taken to hospital and is in a stable condition, while the perpetrator has been arrested and is being questioned by police.

The victim, who has been named as Mr. Levy, is reported by a colleague to be a rabbi. He was stabbed by a man who shouted “Allahu Akhbar” (God is greatest), according to the 20minutes news platform.

The attack took place at around 11:00am local time (09:00 GMT). Mr. Levi, who has been described as an Orthodox Jew, was assaulted just outside his home around 500 meters away from the main synagogue in the city, according to AFP.

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