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Paris knife attack: Afghan national charged with attempted murder

The motivation for the attack was still not known and the investigation has not so far found evidence to classify it as an act of terrorism, another source close to the inquiry said.

published on : 13th September 2018

Paris knife attack: Petanque balls, an unlikely weapon, helped disarm attacker

Petanque, a typically Gallic pastime played by some 20 million French in which a ball is slowly rolled along the gravelly ground, is ubiquitous in Parisian courtyards in summer months.

published on : 11th September 2018

Man arrested after seven wounded in Paris knife attack

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.

published on : 10th September 2018

At least seven people wounded in Paris knife attack; suspect arrested

Seven people including two British tourists were wounded Sunday in Paris when attacked by a man armed with a knife and an iron bar, according to police and other sources. 

published on : 10th September 2018

Friend of Paris knife attacker charged, two women held

Abdul Hakim A, also 20, was detained Sunday in the eastern city of Strasbourg, where the two men grew up.

published on : 18th May 2018

France's Chechens try to reckon with deadly Islamist knife rampage in Paris

France's ethnic Chechens, mindful that many of their youth have fought jihad in Iraq or Syria, sought Monday to reckon with the deadly Islamist knife rampage in Paris by one of their own.

published on : 15th May 2018

Islamic State releases purported allegiance video of Paris knife attacker

The attack in central Paris on Saturday night by a knifeman, later shot dead by police, left one person dead and four wounded.

published on : 14th May 2018

Paris knifeman Khamzat Azimov's murky path from 'reserved' student to extremist

The eastern French town where he grew up is home to a large community of refugees from Chechnya who fled the Muslim-dominated Russian republic during two bloody separatist wars.

published on : 14th May 2018

Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Paris knife attack

A knifeman, shouting Allahu akbar, was shot dead by police after he killed one person and injured four, prompting a terror probe.

published on : 13th May 2018