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Paris Shooting: Soldier Near Louvre Museum Fires on Attacker IDd as Egyptian -

A soldier opened fire Friday on a man armed with two machetes in an underground mall close to the world-famous Louvre museum in Paris, French prosecutors said. The attacker, who was captured at the scene, was not identified, but later described him as ...and more »

This is the moment the Louvre attacker was stopped in his tracks by a soldier in Paris - Business Insider

This is the moment the Louvre attacker was apparently stopped in his tracks by soldiers in Paris on Friday. The man, identified as 29-year-old Egyptian Abdullah Reda al-Hamamy, was shot five times by the guards after he tried to enter the famous museum ...and more »

Louvre knife attack sparks fresh warnings of French terror threat - The Guardian

Suspect who shouted 'Allahu Akbar' is said by police to be an Egyptian visitor who arrived in France in January on a visa from Dubai. Angelique Chrisafis in Paris. @achrisafis. Fri 3 Feb 2017 16.55 EST First published on Fri 3 Feb 2017 04.37 EST. Share ...and more »

Louvre terror attack: Egyptian man, 'who arrived in France in January' shot five times after attacking soldier with ... -

French soldiers shot and critically wounded a man who shouted “Allahu Akbar” as he attacked them with a machete on Friday at the Louvre, the world's most visited museum. Police sources said the attacker was a 29-year-old with Egyptian identity papers ...and more »

Louvre attack leaves Paris fearing new blow to tourism - The Local France

Friday's machete attack on soldiers at the Louvre was the first "terrorist attack" at a tourist landmark in Paris. What will this mean for falling tourist numbers in the French capital? When a machete-wielding man was shot down by a soldier on Friday ...and more »

What we know so far about the Louvre machete attack - The Local France

A man wielding two machetes was shot by a soldier at a shopping centre near the Louvre museum in Paris on Friday morning. Here's what we know so far. What actually happened? A man was refused access on Friday morning to the underground Carrousel du ...and more »

PARIS: Knife-wielding attacker shot in attack 'of terrorist nature' near the Louvre - Business Insider

A major security operation was underway in Paris after a man attacked and lightly wounded a soldier near the Louvre museum on Friday morning, RTL reports. The soldier sustained a small wound on his scalp, while a second soldier shot at the attacker ...and more »

Le Louvre terror attack: Father of alleged attacker Abdallah Reda el-Hamahmy insists son is not an Islamist extremist - The Independent

The father of the man accused of attempting to carry out a terror attack on the Louvre museum in Paris has denied he belonged to any Islamist groups. Abdallah el-Hamahmy, 29, was shot four times by soldiers after attacking one of them with a machete ...and more »

Louvre attack suspect identified as 29-year-old Egyptian - TRT World

French officials have identified the suspect as Abdullah Reda Refaei al-Hamamy, who was born in Dakahlia, a province of northeast of Cairo. Police quickly sealed off the area where at least 1,000 people were present at the time of the incident. (TRT ...and more »

Terror suspect shot outside Louvre identified as Egyptian - Financial Times

A man who attacked a French soldier at the Louvre in Paris on Friday cried “Allahu akbar” before he was shot and seriously wounded by security forces in what authorities believe was an attempted terrorist attack. The man, who was carrying two backpacks ...and more »