Ndlea Seizes Containers Of 581 Millions Tramadol TabletNDLEA Intercepts Containers of 581 million Tramadol TabletsAgenda: Atiku To Set Up Policies That Would Elevate Millions Of Nigerians Out Of PovertyKizz Daniel Allegedly Held Hostage Over ScamMay God Soften their Wickedness- Paul Okoye Shade Peter’s Wife, Lola?Atiku: I Spent 18 Months Working On My Plan With ExpertsBREAKING: Police, Residents Foil Attempted Bank Robbery In Ile-IfeWriter Jailed For Gay Sex Scene In Her NovelNollywood Actress Moradeke Adegboye Weds Movie ProducerToolz Speaks On Most Dangerous Place For A Woman To Be
Man Detained For Attacking Seven People With Knife, Leaves Them Severely Wounded
Comments Off on Man Detained For Attacking Seven People With Knife, Leaves Them Severely Wounded | | September 10, 2018 3:39 PM

seven people have been reported to be wounded in a knife attack by a man in central Paris, France, on late Sunday, as the man has been arrested, police and sources said on Monday, adding that there was no initial indication the incident was linked to terrorism.

The attack was stationed along Bassin de la villette, a popular outdoor canal area in the northeast of Paris where many gather on warm evenings.

As reported by the police, the attacker was from Afghanistan, the victims were of two British tourist and five passersby who were severely wounded, although not life-threatening condition.

ALSO READ:   'Kiss Daniel is one of my Favorite Artists of all time'- Banky W says

Witnesses cited by French media said a group of men playing boules threw heavy metal balls that are used in the popular game at the attacker, with one hitting him on the head and stalling him.

Police investigators work on the scene after seven people were wounded in knife attack downtown Paris, France, September 10, 2018. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Thierry, a witness quoted on BFM TV, said a group of people then assailed the attacker.

“Someone with a wooden stick smashed him across the knees and he fell to the ground,” he said. “Loads of people arrived, some were saying ‘kill him’ but one guy who was pinning him down said ‘no, the last thing we must do is kill him.’”

ALSO READ:   Buhari approves 12 new judges for Appeal Court, 16 for High Court

Police and ambulance crews arrived on the scene shortly afterwards, witnesses said, and the man was taken into custody.

While the motives for the attack remain unclear, a judicial source said it did not appear to be akin to other attacks carried out by Muslim militants in Paris in recent years.

“Police didn’t find any initial indication the attack was linked to terrorism,” the source said. “But the anti-terrorism prosecutor’s office is following how the investigation proceeds closely.”

ALSO READ:   Fleeing robbery suspect kills colleague in Bayelsa

NOTICE

Copyright 2018 E247Magazine. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to https://www.e247mag.com as the source.

Comments Off on Man Detained For Attacking Seven People With Knife, Leaves Them Severely Wounded

 


Comments are closed.

ZENITH
Access Bank
Facebook Page Like
Twitter Tweets
Loading…
%d bloggers like this: