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Reports: Assailants, Proclaiming Support for ISIS, Stab Teacher at a Jewish School in Marseille

Prosecutor said three people—one was wearing an Islamic State T-shirt—stabbed a man on the street in France and muttered anti-Semitic comments

by
Jonathan Zalman
November 18, 2015
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French police patrol in the southern city of Marseille on November 17, 2015. Boris Horvat/AFP/Getty Images

Both the AFP and Reuters reported an incident in Marseille, France, involving three attackers who stabbed a teacher at a Jewish school in Marseille on Wednesday. Marseilles prosecutor Brice Robin told Reuters that the assailants stabbed the man on the street, approaching him on two scooters; one of them was wearing an Islamic State-branded T-shirt. The teacher was stabbed in the arm and the leg, but he is expected to live. The Jerusalem Post, citing AFP, reported that the anti-Semitic remarks were uttered during the attack. They reportedly fled when a car pulled up to the scene.

Jonathan Zalman is a writer and teacher based in Brooklyn.