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'Afghan knifeman with child immigration papers' STABS SEVEN in Paris rampage

September 10, 2018 1:03 AM
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AN AFGHAN knifeman carrying child immigration documents left two British tourists injured after going on the rampage in Paris.

The attacker, believed to be in his 30s, left SEVEN people wounded in total. A group of men playing the traditional French pastime petanque threw their metal boules in an attempt to stop him but he fled.

The knifeman struck at a cinema in the north-east of the city just before 11pm – before a police chase caught up with him and he was disarmed and arrested.

A source close to the investigation said: “He is unconscious in hospital in Paris, and has not spoken since the attack, but he was carrying immigration documents issued to an Afghan minor.

“'It may be that he is an adult Afghan or Pakistani using the documents illegally. One of the English victims was stabbed in the chest, while the other was also badly hurt. Both remain in hospital along with two others who are in a very serious condition.”

Police say the attack seemed to target random strangers but they were not calling the outrage a terrorist incident.

Source: express.co.uk

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