One Dead, Two Wounded in Paris Stabbing Attack

One Dead, Two Wounded in Paris Stabbing Attack

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What To Know:

At least one person is dead and two people were left wounded after a suspect attacked passerby at random in the area of Quai de Grenelle, which is near the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The Suspect, who was apprehended, was known to authorities for ties to Islamic extremism and reportedly shouted “Allahu Akbar” during the attack.

The Victims:

The French newspaper Le Parisien reported that the attack began when the suspect fatally stabbed a German-Philippine dual national on the Bir-Hakeim bridge. The suspect then attacked two other people, who are both expected to survive, with a hammer as he fled authorities.

The Suspect:

The suspect has been identified by local media as “Armand R,” a French national of Iranian origin previously known by authorities for ties to radical Islamic Jihadism. Le Parisien reported that the suspect exclaimed that he was motivated by the deaths of Muslims in Palestine and Afghanistan, further calling France an accomplice to Israel. Armand was apprehended by police after being tased.

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