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Young girl killed after car rams pizzeria near Paris

The driver, who was arrested at the scene, reportedly told police he wanted to kill himself and the incident is not being treated as an act of terror.

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Young girl killed after car rams pizzeria near Paris

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A 13-year-old girl has been killed and 12 people injured in a village east of Paris after a car crashed into a pizzeria.

The driver of the BMW that rammed the terrace of the cafe in Sept-Sorts, near La Ferté-sous-Jouarre, was arrested, according to French media.


According an interior ministry spokesman, the 32-year-old French man, who has no previous criminal record, had tried to kill himself three days previously.

RTL radio reported that he had weapons with him in the car.

Deputy regional prosecutor, Eric de Valroger, deputy regional prosecutor said: “I rule out a terrorist motive. I have opened an investigation for voluntary homicide with a weapon.”