Muslim waitress is assaulted in south of France for serving alcohol on first day of Ramadan

Police have launched a criminal investigation after a Muslim waitress in the south of France was attacked for serving alcohol on the first day of Ramadan.

The horrifying assault took place in Nice, the seaside city that will play host to thousands of football fans attending Euro 2016 next week.

Politicians immediately claimed that the incident was an example of the growing influence of religious extremism in France.

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