A man armed with a knife killed two people and seriously injured another Thursday morning in the Paris suburb of Trappes. The assailant was shot and killed by police. The attacker, who has not been identified, shouted “Allahu akbar” (God is great), according to French TV station BFM.
But police could not immediately confirm it. French Interior Minister Gérard Collomb said his thoughts were with “the victims and their loved ones,” without saying how many victims there were.
Collomb also hailed the quick reaction by French security services and said an investigation into the “tragedy” was under way in a Twitter post.