He said a passer-by tried to intervene before the attacker moved towards police, who shot him dead.
While the incident is being treated as a terror attack, authorities are now investigating whether the suspect had links to established terror organizations.
The attacks were gruesome, as the BBC relays. One victim's throat was slit, and the other was stabbed in the stomach. AFP, citing police officials it did not name, said the killer shouted "Allahu Akbar", or "God is Great", when he began his rampage. But officials also took pains to emphasize the circumstances of the attack were far from clear.
At least one person was stabbed to death and another seriously wounded at Marseille's main railway station, police sources said, in what one of them termed was a "terrorist act".
ISIS supporters are already discussing today's attack in Marseille.
Xavier Tarabeux, the local prosecutor, said that policemen at the scene of the attack had shot dead the assailant.
Police sources say the attacker was carrying a butcher's knife, was around 30 years old and was of North African appearance.
The French government this month chose to maintain the so-called Sentinelled Operation military force of 7,000 soldiers that was created to protect sensitive sites after the deadly extremist attacks of 2015.
13 Nov 2015 - IS jihadists armed with bombs and assault rifles attack Paris, targeting the national stadium, cafes and Bataclan concert hall.
The latest deaths came with France still on high alert and in a state of emergency following a string of attacks in recent years by extremists linked to the Islamic State group or Al-Qaeda.
"This act could be terrorist in nature but at this time we cannot confirm that", he added.
French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb posted on Twitter that he would travel to Marseille immediately.
On Sunday, French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted that he was "deeply angered by this barbaric act", and said he shared the pain of the families and friends of the victims.
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Asked if he aspires to become the Chief Minister, he said, "I still have an ambition to become the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Senior BJP leaders Nitin Gadkari and Chandrakant Patil - number two in state Cabinet -had been lobbying for Rane's induction.
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Hurricane Maria is on its way across the North Atlantic and could hit the United Kingdom at the weekend, forecasters have warned. Wave heights along the shore will increase during the next few days, creating risky surf and increased chances of rip currents.
The two were charged along with four North Korean men under Section 302 of the Penal Code, which carries the death penalty. But after North Korea barred Malaysian diplomats and their families from leaving its territory, Malaysia relented.
That's a stance that runs counter to what others in the USA administration - including President Donald Trump - have said. President Donald Trump's state visit to China later this year. "We do talk to them", he said, without elaborating.
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