Paris: A woman was reportedly killed in southern France after an armed man entered a monk’s retirement home, French media reported on Friday.
The victim in Montferrier sur Lez was the security guard at the centre, EFE quoted French media. She was killed with a knife at about 10 p.m. Her body was found on the ground floor, it added.
The daily Le Figaro reported in its online edition that the lone attacker also carried a rifle, adding that at present authorities do not know the motive for the attack.
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The 59 retired monks who live at the retirement home had worked in Africa, the local press reported.