A man was killed and two others were injured in a hammer and knife attack on a main street in Paris.
Paris attack near Eiffel Tower: The attack took place at Quai de Grenelle, close to the Eiffel Tower just prior to the time of 21:00 (local time) (20:00 GMT) on Saturday.
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A 26-year-old French citizen who is a security forces has been detained and anti-terrorism authorities have launched an investigation.Paris attack near Eiffel Tower
Officials have confirmed that the person killed was the victim was a German citizen.
the French interior minister Gerald Darmanin said the victim was born in 1999. He was at home with his wife when they were attacked and fatally attacked with a knife.
The woman’s life was spared through the intervention by a taxi driver, and that the suspect escaped over a bridge that was nearby and spans the River Seine.
The man then slapped two others, striking one of them in the eye with a an axe according to the minister.
The suspect was then tasered by the police and detained under suspicion of assassination which is defined by French law as premeditated murder and attempted assassination in connection with a terrorist organization.
The two victims two times – one Frenchman who was around 60 years old and a tourist from the United States received treatment by the emergency personnel and neither was diagnosed with an immediate danger.
A police investigation was conducted in the vicinity of the Bir-Hakeim Metro station late on a Saturday evening and authorities warned residents to stay clear of the region.
Mr Darmanin claimed that the suspect could be heard screaming “Allahu Akbar”, Arabic which means “God is greatest”, and said he was angry with police for the reason that “so many Muslims are dying in Afghanistan and in Palestine”.
The suspect was sentenced to four years in prison following being found guilty of planning a second attack in 2016. He was listed on the French security watchlist.
He was said for having suffered from psychiatric disorders as well, Mr Darmanin claimed.
On Saturday the video was shared on social media sites in which the suspect was criticized by his French government and talked about what he described as the killing of innocent Muslims, AFP news agency says.
On X which was previously Twitter, French President Emmanuel Macron expressed his condolences to all who were affected by the “terrorist attack” and thanked the emergency services for their swift response.
“The national anti-terrorist prosecutor’s office will now be responsible for shedding light on this affair so that justice can be done in the name of the French people.,” he added.
It’s less than two months after an instructor was murdered during a stabbing attack on a high school in northern Arras and prompted authorities from the French administration to place the nation on the most secure level of national security alert.
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The suspect was identified by the intelligence services
In a statement to the media, Darmanin said that the suspect was born in France in 1997. He was sentenced to prison for four years in 2016 after he had planned “violent action.”
The suspect was identified by the intelligence services because of possessing “serious psychiatric disorders,” Darmanin said.
The minister claimed to have been told by police the attacker was said to have called out “Allahu Akbar” during the attack.
French president Emmanuel Macron called the incident as a terrorist attack, and said the anti-terrorism prosecutor’s office in France will look into the.
“I send all my condolences to the family and loved ones of the German national who died this evening,” Macron wrote in a blog post about X at the beginning of the morning of Sunday.
He also expressed gratitude to the French emergency services.
“The national anti-terrorism prosecutor’s office now will be responsible for shedding light on this matter so that justice can be done in the name of the French people,” Macron wrote in his letter.
Video footage from the scene show police vehicles ambulances, police cars and even ambulances and the Paris Fire Brigade arriving, with traffic snarled away. Many cordons were also put up.
The public has been warned to stay clear of the zone. Paris attack near Eiffel Tower
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