Photo: Thibault Camus / AP
Man attacked with knife at passersby in Paris were known to French intelligence as a potentially threatened state security. On Sunday, may 13, according to radio Europe 1.
According to the radio, the attacker was given the status of S, that is, he represented a threat to national security. It is noted that the man was close to the radical Islamists.
In addition, it clarifies the TV channel BFMTV that the assailant had some “indirect connection” with the person staying on the territory of Syria.
Earlier it became known that the attack on the passers-by made a 20-year-old native of Chechnya. The official data about his citizenship yet. The parents of a young man was arrested by the French police and is currently in custody and are questioning.
The incident occurred on Saturday evening, may 12. In the attack one person was killed and several were injured. The guards eliminated the attacker. Responsibility for the incident was assumed banned in the Russian terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG).
Video, photo All from Russia.