Paris Knife Attack Leaves Two Dead

(Paris) – French officials are reporting one death and four injuries after a man attacked people with a knife in a suspected terror attack. Police say two of the wounded victims are in serious condition. Officers fatally shot the attacker and witnesses say he allegedly yelled the Arabic phrase, “Allah Akbar,” which means God is great. ISIS is claiming responsibility for the attack. The attacked has been ID’d as a French citizen born in Russia’s Chechnya in 1997.

The attack took place Saturday evening in the Opera district, a place known for vibrant nightlife and popular with tourists. Witnesses say people ran for cover in restaurants and cafes in a panic during the attack. Police tried to stop the attacker with a stun-gun before shooting him dead. Anti-terror police are currently reviewing the incident.

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