France's Macron: stepping up deployment of soldiers after Nice attack


French President Emmanuel Macron looks on as he speaks to the media during the visit to the scene of a knife attack at Notre Dame church in Nice, France October 29, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/Pool

NICE, France (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that he would be stepping up the deployment of soldiers to protect key French sites, such as places of worship and schools, following the fatal knife attack in Nice earlier in the day.

(Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta, Matthieu Protard, Geert de Clercq and Eric Galante; Editing by Alison Williams)

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