Police in Nice, France, confirmed that a woman was beheaded and two others were killed at an attack in the city's Notre Dame church.
The attack came a week after a teacher, Samuel Paty, was also beheaded in Paris.
This is a breaking story, more follows.
Receive a daily update on your cellphone with all our latest news: click here.
Get the best of our site emailed to you daily: click here.
Also from Business Insider South Africa:
- SA's bad-news budget statement: What you need to know
- A big chunk of the R10.5bn to save SAA will come from police, university budgets
- Increases of over 1,000% for a few – here’s how govt salaries spun out of control
- TAKE A LOOK: The UK’s first vegan-only butcher is about to open
- In isolation, President Cyril Ramaphosa is supposed to have his own roll of toilet paper