Offbeat 1 person killed, suspect dead in Paris knife attack

00:11  13 may  2018
00:11  13 may  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Firefighters vehicles block Saint Augustin street in Paris centre after one person was killed and several injured in a knife attack in Paris on May 12, 2018. - The assailant was killed by police. © Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images Firefighters vehicles block Saint Augustin street in Paris centre after one person was killed and several injured in a knife attack in Paris on May 12, 2018. - The assailant was killed by police.

PARIS  — French authorities say a knife-wielding assailant killed one person and injured four in the center of Paris before being killed by police.

Paris police tweeted that the attack occurred Saturday evening in the 2nd arrondissement or district of the French capital. Police said the person armed with the knife targeted five people, killing one and seriously injuring two and lightly injuring the other two.

Paris police said the attacker died. Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said the alleged attacker was "neutralized" by police and praised officers for their actions.

The identity of the attack suspect and reason for the attack are unclear.

Paris has been under higher security in recent years after a string of deadly Islamic extremist attacks.

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