At least one dead and one injured in an attack in the center of Paris

One person has died and another has been injured in an attack carried out this Saturday in the Paris 16th arrondissementAs reported by the French Minister of the Interior, Gerald Darmanin.

“The police have just bravely arrested an attacker who attacked passers-by in Paris, around the Grenelle Quay. One deceased and one injured treated by Paris firefighters. Please avoid the area,” Darmanin posted on X.

The area is located near the Eiffel Tower, one of the most touristic spots in the French capital. The attacker has already been arrested by the Policereports BFMTV television.

According to network sources, the man, who had a historyattacked a passerby with a knife in the Bir Hakeim Bridge. The victim went into cardiorespiratory arrest and died. He is a man of German nationality born in the Philippines.

The suspect attacked at least two other tourists with a hammer and allegedly shouted “Allah Akbar” — Allah is the greatest — before being detained on the Avenue Passy Park. A woman has been injured.

The aggressor would be 26-year-old French citizen from Neuilly-sur-Seine, according to police sources cited by BFMTV. During the arrest the suspect told police that he was tired of seeing muslims die.

The National Anti-Terrorist Prosecutor’s Office is assessing the situation at this time and A formal investigation has not yet been opened..

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