Terror Probe Launched After Deadly Paris Knife Attack

A knifeman shouting “Allahu akbar” was shot dead by police in central Paris late Saturday after he killed one person and injured four, prompting a terror probe.

The attack took place near the city’s main opera house in an area full of bars, restaurants and theatres which were brimming on a weekend night.

“France once again pays the price of blood,” French President Emmanuel Macron said. ISIS took responsibility for the stabbings in an online statement through their Amaq news agency.

Read more at France24

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