Masked Gunmen Have Opened Fire at a Mosque – Several People Are Injured

Last night a pure massacre happened around 10:30 pm in Avignon, Provence. Usually, this area of Southern France is quite and not often incidents like this happen. Two hooded men went out their Renault Clio and opened fire at a mosque. They left behind eight injured people after firing their firearms at worshippers, who were leaving Arrahama. According to the police, the first person had a handgun, while the other had a rifle.

via Daily Mail 

Four people were hurt at the scene and a family-of-four, on the second floor of a nearby apartment, received shrapnel wounds. Among the injured was a seven-year-old girl.

The gunmen fled the scene and French police have launched a manhunt.

The incident comes just two weeks after one person was killed and nine others injured in a terrorist attack outside a mosque in Finsbury Park, London.

In addition, a man was arrested on Thursday after trying to drive a car into a crowd in front of a mosque in the Paris suburb of Creteil. No one was injured in the incident.

France is on high security alert following a series of militant attacks in recent years.

This is indeed one cowardice attack. There is no new information at the moment. Our thoughts are with the families of the innocent.