German tourist killed and two others injured in central Paris attack

Posted on AllSides December 3rd, 2023
From The Left
Stéphanie Lecocq/Reuters

A man who had served a prison sentence for planning a radical Islamist attack and who was undergoing psychiatric treatment allegedly stabbed a German tourist to death and wounded two others – one British, one French – in a neighbourhood near Paris’s Eiffel tower on Saturday night.

The attack took place shortly after 9pm near the Bir Hakeim bridge in an area popular with tourists. France is on its highest alert for attacks against the background of the war between Israel and Hamas.

The alleged attacker first targeted a German couple near...

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