Sunday, 13 May 2018

Man behind fatal knife attack in Paris identified as Chechen-born French citizen Khasan Azimov




The man behind a fatal knife attack in Paris has been identified as Chechen-born French citizen Khasan Azimov.
Azimov was shot dead by French police after he killed a 29-year-old man and wounded four others near the Opera Garnier.


He was identified by the Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov, who said the attacker had received French citizenship and held a Russian passport until he was 14.


A French official who was not authorised to speak publicly said that the attacker was born in November 1997, making him 20 years old.


According to French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, one of the injured underwent emergency surgery, and two others were admitted to hospital with less serious injuries.





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