Knifeman shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ and ‘France belongs to Islamic State’ is shot and injured at Paris train station after attacking safety employees after they requested him to put on a Covid masks
- The man, identified to police, refused to conform after he was informed to put on a masks
- He took out a knife and charged at safety who shot him twice within the chest
- The knifeman stays in hospital in critical situation as terror probe is opened
By Jack Newman For Mailonline
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A knifeman has been shot by Paris transport police after shouting, ‘Allahu Akbar, France is dominated by Islamic State’ at a train station.
The man is mentioned to be severely injured after he wielding the weapon whereas threatening safety at Saint-Lazare station, one of many busiest stations within the French capital.
The incident began after he was stopped for not carrying a masks and he refused to adjust to officers on Monday night.
A knifeman has been shot by Paris transport police after shouting, ‘Allahu Akbar’ at Saint-Lazare station in Paris (pictured)
He then took out his knife and charged in direction of them shouting pro-ISIS slogans earlier than he was shot twice within the chest.
The knifeman was rushed to hospital the place he stays in a life-threatening situation.
France’s state-owned railway company SNCF mentioned in a press release: ‘The two brokers used their service weapon to defend and neutralise him.
‘The injured particular person was taken care of by the emergency providers.’
According to identification paperwork discovered on his physique, the person was born in 1974 and had been identified to police for earlier threats and violence however was not identified to intelligence providers.
An investigation has already been opened for tried murder of somebody in a public office, terrorism and violence with weapons.