THE DAILY STAR – HENRY HOLLOWAY
The two were attacked on the street Chalon-sur-Saone – with one being struck in the back of the head.
Cops have launched a manhunt following the incident, deploying a police helicopter.
French media reports witnesses said the man shouted “Allahu Akbar”.
One of the women was seriously injured, while the other was described as slightly injured.
The prosecutors office said “both victims are shocked” and the attacker “immediately fled”.
It comes after a solider was attacked in Paris, and a bomb was detonated on a Tube train in Parsons Green, London.