A PARIS knife rampage has seen at least two people stabbed with a machete near the old Charlie Hebdo office. It came as a trial linked to the 2015 massacre at the satirical magazine which saw 12 people killed by […]
A PARIS knife rampage has seen at least two people stabbed with a machete near the old Charlie Hebdo office.
It came as a trial linked to the 2015 massacre at the satirical magazine which saw 12 people killed by terrorists is ongoing elsewhere in Paris.
Four people were stabbed, two seriously injured, in a knife attack in Paris Friday near the former offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, a source close to the investigation told AFP.
At least two of the victims were in a critical condition with life-threatening injuries, the Paris police department said.
One suspect has been arrested but a further suspect is still on the run, according to police. Police sources have set up a security cordon around the offices and a suspect package has been identified, according to reports from Reuters.
The stabbing came as a trial was underway in the capital for alleged accomplices of the authors of the January 2015 attack on the Charlie Hebdo weekly that claimed 12 lives.
A police operation is ongoing in northeastern district of Paris, with local authorities asking people to avoid the area.
A police operation are looking for a “potentially dangerous individual” near the former offices of the magazine Charlie Hebdo, which suffered an Islamist attack in 2015.
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