Paris [France]: Terrorist organisation ISIS has claimed the responsibility of Saturday’s knife attack in central Paris, according to nydailynews.com.
The attacker was shot dead by the police after he killed one person and managed to injure four others near the Palais Garnier opera house in the Second Arrondissement.
According to Parisian police, two of the injured are in critical condition.
The ISIS claimed the responsibility on social media and stated “carried out the operation in response to calls targeting the coalition countries”.
Citing local media reports, nydailynews.com stated that the attacker, a north-African man in his mid-twenties, shouted “Allahu Akbar” while carrying out the attack. (ANI)