Two Men Attacked Leaving Synagogue Outside Paris, Hours After Brussels Attack

French police ordered to increase security at Jewish establishments after Saturday evening attack in Creteil.

French Jews marching in Paris in March 2012.
French Jews marching in Paris in March 2012.Reuters

France's interior minister says that two Jewish men have been attacked as they left a synagogue in the Paris area.

Bernard Caseneuve ordered police around France to increase security at Jewish houses of worship and other Jewish establishments, according to a statement Sunday.

There were no immediate details on the Saturday night attack on two men leaving the synagogue in Creteil, southeast of Paris.

The attack came hours after a deadly attack on the Jewish Museum of Brussels that left three people, including an Israeli couple, dead and a fourth seriously injured. Belgian police have arrested a suspect and were searching for a second.