On Friday, a French police employee was killed in a knife attack at a police station in Rambouillet, south-west of Paris.
The attack occurred in the secure entrance area of the police station in Rambouillet, 35 miles (56km) from the capital, at around 2.20 pm.
The 49-year-old woman, a mother of two children aged 13 and 18, was an administrative assistant, one of the union officials said.
Upon returning from a lunch break, she was stabbed in the throat twice and died of her wounds shortly afterwards. The attacker was fatally wounded when an officer opened fire on him.
About two weeks ago, a gunman opened fire in front of a private hospital in Paris, killing one person and injuring another.
Witnesses at the scene claimed that it could be a case of tragic score-settling, while authorities have not made any links with terrorism.
The police said the shooter fired several shots before fleeing on a two-wheeled vehicle, not providing any further details. Moreover, the injured person was taken to the hospital.
Noura Berrahmouni, DSPAP Alliance, stated that the injured person, a woman, was a security agent for the hospital.
“It was so fast we suppose it was a score settling … If not, we think there would be more victims,” she said.