Charlie Hebdo attack effect: Mosque attacked in France city

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Paris, Jan 8: Three grenades were hurled at a mosque in Le Mans, located 210 kilometres southwest of Paris on Thursday, a day after a deadly attack took place on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris killing 12 people and injuring four. [Al-Qaeda rereleases hit list with slain Charlie Hebdo editor struck out]

Shots were also fired besides the hurling of three grenades shortly after midnight. The shots were fired in the direction of a Muslim prayer hall soon after the evening prayers were held in the Port-la-Nouvelle district near Narbonne in southern France. [Paris shooting Updates]

Mosque attacked in France

Earlier on Thursday morning, an explosion took at a kebab restaurant near a mosque near the eastern town of Villefranche-sur-Saone. No casualties were reported in the attack.

Earlier, a woman police officer who was injured in shooting succumbed to her injuries while a street sweeper was shot and gravely wounded at the southern edge of Paris.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve warned against jumping to any conclusions about the attack, which has not been linked to the assault on Charlie Hebdo.

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