Polish president sends condolences to France after knife attack
French President (L) and Nice Mayor Christian Estrosi (R) visit the scene of a reported knife attack at Notre Dame church in Nice. Eric Gaillard/PAP/EPA

President Andrzej Duda has sent a message of condolence to his French counterpart following Thursday’s fatal knife attack in Nice.

“I received with great sadness the shocking news of the brutal murder of three defenceless people in the Basilica of Notre-Dame and its vicinity. Nothing can justify this act of inhuman barbarism,” President Duda wrote in the message.

“Please express my deepest sympathy to the relatives of the victims. We keep them in our thoughts and prayers,” added the president.

Three people were killed and several injured in the knife attack. The perpetrator, was arrested.

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