Injured After Driver Plows Car Into Crowd in France

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At least three people have been hurt in a vehicle attack near Toulouse, Occitanie, in southern France said the French police on Friday, as reported by news agency AFP.

A auto deliberately plowed into a crowd of students in France on Friday, injuring three people, including two who were hurt seriously, police said.

French police clarified however, that the 28-year-old driver is not on a security watch-list and after an investigation the public prosecutor said there are no indications that the vehicle attack was an act of terrorism.

The Mayor of Toulouse, Jean-Luc Moudenc took to Twitter and said: "Very shocked by the aggression against the students in Blagnac".

French media said the driver spent time in a psychiatric hospital and has a history of acute schizophrenia and drug use.


According to the police report, among the injured are Chinese students who are studying in the city.

All three of the victims, one woman and two men, are said to be in their early 20s.

An attempted murder investigation has been opened, he said.

The college campus comprises of several postgraduate courses including journalism, computer science, real estate and business.

One hundred Chinese students were enrolled this year on an MBA course at the institute, the local paper said.

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