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Driver detained in France after students injured, officials say | KTIC Radio

Driver detained in France after students injured, officials say

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(TOULOUSE, France) — A driver was detained in a suburb of Toulouse, France, Friday after an incident that left some students injured, officials said.

“Very shocked by the aggression against students at Blagnac,” Toulouse Mayor Jean-Luc Moudenc wrote in French on Twitter. “We bring them all our support as well as to their loved ones.”

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb confirmed on Twitter that the driver was detained.

“Support for injured young people in Blagnac, immediately taken care of by our emergency services,” Collomb wrote in French on Twitter. “I salute the responsiveness of the [national police] who detained the driver. It is the investigation that will determine the nature of his act.”

Local police are in charge of the investigation for now, the Paris prosecutor’s office told ABC News.

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