An unusual event in France: A man dressed in a ninja suit today (Thursday) attacked two policewomen with a sword in the city of Cherbourg in northwestern France. The assailant was shot by police officers.
A French police spokeswoman said the incident took place near a petrol station when the suspect was dressed in the style of traditional Japanese ninja warriors, stole a car and caused an accident. “The hospital is in a serious condition. At the moment, there are no immediate signs that the incident is related to terrorism.”