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Students injured as driver 'deliberately' ploughs vehicle into crowd

11 November 2017

The three injured, one male and two female, are all at their early 20s, said the consulate.

At least three people were injured Friday when a speeding auto deliberately slammed into a crowd outside of a school in Toulouse, southwest France.

French media said the driver, a 28-year-old man, was arrested several minutes later.

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A driver was arrested after the collision, and the Toulouse prosecutor has been called to investigate, the ministry 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.

Three of the school's students, reportedly Chinese nationals, sustained injuries during the incident. They were all transported to the hospital. La Dépêche du Midi newspaper quoted him as telling police he had heard voices telling him to harm someone.

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Toulouse prosecutor Pierre-Yves Couilleau, said his office had opened an attempted murder investigation "because the driver was planning to mow people down".

The man acted "deliberately" but was not on the list of known terrorists, AFP reported. These are Chinese students.

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Students injured as driver 'deliberately' ploughs vehicle into crowd