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    Car Rams Into French Mosque, Driver Arrested - Photo, Video

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    A video from the scene showing a motionless driver getting arrested by police inside the mosque has appeared on social media.

    A car has crashed into the Grand Mosque of Colmar late Saturday, damaging the gate and entrance, according to the prefecture of Haut-Rhin.

    The driver of the car was arrested by police after receiving a stab wound, according to I24 News media outlet.

    It remains unclear if the man stabbed himself or he was attacked by another person.

    ​Some witnesses were cited by local media as saying the driver of the car "cried Allah Akbar". 

    ​After the incident, police cordoned off the area around the mosque.

    It is uncertain whether the incident was an attack or a suicide attempt.


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