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Five people injured after mass stabbing in French city


Five people have been injured - with two in critical condition - after a mass stabbing in the French city of Metz.

The incident is reported to have taken place outside a grocery store in the Borny district of the city in the northeast of France.

The attack took place around 10.15am on Monday and the victims are all reported to be young people.

Local media has reported that the incident involved Afghan migrants who were in a dispute, withRépublicain Lorrain mentioning a "settling of scores".

A vehicle linked to the incident was found by investigators on rue des Feivres in Metz.

Police at the scene assisted one of the injured, who had serious wounds, by applying a tourniquet.

Four ambulances and around fifteen men from the fire brigade were also sent to assist.