An ailant stabbed one man to death and injured another on Saturday, December 2 evening, in the 15e district of Paris and would have shouted ” God is great “ before being arrested.
The injured person was taken care of by the Paris firefighters. According to Patrick Pelloux, an emergency doctor who was on site, interviewed by BFM-TV, the deceased perby and the injured person are tourists who were visiting the capital.
The Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, is expected there. “The police have just courageously arrested an ailant attacking pers-by in Paris, around the Quai de Grenelle. One person died and one injured person treated by Paris firefighters. Please avoid the area”, wrote the minister on the X network.
The National Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor’s Office said it was not yet seized of the case.
A security cordon was set up not far from the Eiffel Tower, noted a journalist from Agence France-Presse.
Le Monde with AFP and Reuters