French authorities are investigating as a terrorist attack by a 26-year-old man who stabbed a tourist to death and injured two others in central Paris on Saturday.
Several people came this Sunday with bouquets of flowers to the place where A tourist died on Saturday after being stabbed by a young Frenchman of 26 years. French authorities are investigating the stabbing attack that also injured two other people as terrorist.
The attack, perpetrated by a 26-year-old young man who He had previously been convicted of planning a jihadist attacktook place on Saturday night near the Eiffel Tower in central Paris.
The alleged attacker, Armand Rajabpour-Miyandoab, ended the life of a 23-year-old nurse of German-Filipino nationality and injured two other people, a British man and a Frenchman, with a hammer. The two injured have already been discharged. The attack occurred in the vicinity of the steel bridge over the Seine of Bir-Hakeim, considered a historical monument.
The attacker swore allegiance to the Islamic State
Before committing the attack, which has caused concern in France less than eight months before the 2024 Olympic Games begin in Paris, the suspect pledged allegiance to the Islamic State in a pre-recorded video.
“A previous judicial investigation showed that he came from a non-religious family and that He converted to Islam at the age of 18 in 2015, quickly adhering to extremist Islamic ideology,” said anti-terrorism prosecutor Jean-François Ricard.
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