Iraq has fired two ballistic missiles at Kuwait according to Al-Arabia television company. The Al-Samud-2 missiles exploded in the north of Kuwait, very close to an oil storage unit. US troops deployed in the area have been instructed to wear gas masks.
According to Kuwaiti radio, US marines have already entered Iraqi territory and are now involved in combat with the front lines of the Iraqi army. The numbers of dead and wounded are not yet known.
An unidentified man wielding a knife attacked civilians in the Church of Notre Dame in the French city of Nice. Three people were killed, several others were hospitalised with injuries.One of the victims was beheaded