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Man deliberately rams car into students in southern France, 3 hurt

TOULOUSE – A man deliberately drove his car into a group of people outside a school near Toulouse in southern France on Friday, injuring three Chinese students, police sources said.

 

The driver of the vehicle, a 28-year-old man, was known to police for committing minor offences but was not on a terrorism watchlist, the sources said. He was arrested at the scene.

 

"For the moment, it is not being looked at as a terrorist incident although it is also not ruled out," the Toulouse prosecutor said in a statement. The driver has long suffered from psychological problems and was hospitalised until Dec. 2016, the prosecutor said.