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Drugs ruled out in Paris knife rampage: legal source

Drugs ruled out in Paris knife rampage: legal sourceA man being held after a knife attack that injured seven people along a canal in Paris was not under the influence of drugs at the time, a legal source told AFP on Tuesday. The suspect, believed to be an Afghan citizen in his 30s, was described by witnesses as acting drugged when he began striking people with a knife and iron bar on the Canal de l’Ourcq late Sunday. Two British tourists and an Egyptian visitor were among those injured, and three people were still in hospital as of Monday evening, including one in critical condition, a source close to the inquiry said.



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Man arrested after seven wounded in Paris knife attack

Man arrested after seven wounded in Paris knife attackFrench police detained a man who wounded seven people in a knife attack in central Paris late on Sunday, police and judicial sources said Monday.



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7 wounded in Paris knife attack, including British, Egyptian tourists

7 wounded in Paris knife attack, including British, Egyptian touristsA man believed to be an Afghan national was being held in custody Monday as the suspect in an attack with a knife and an iron bar in Paris that left seven people injured, including three foreign tourists, police said. In the attack next to a canal in the northeast of the capital on Sunday evening, the suspect, believed to be in his thirties, was overpowered by bystanders who had tried to stop him by throwing petanque balls at him. Two British tourists and an Egyptian visitor were among the seven injured, four of whom were said to be in critical condition.



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7 wounded in Paris knife attack, including British, Egyptian tourists

7 wounded in Paris knife attack, including British, Egyptian touristsA man believed to be an Afghan national was being held in custody Monday as the suspect in an attack with a knife and an iron bar in Paris that left seven people injured, including three foreign tourists, police said. In the attack next to a canal in the northeast of the capital on Sunday evening, the suspect, believed to be in his thirties, was overpowered by bystanders who had tried to stop him by throwing petanque balls at him. Two British tourists and an Egyptian visitor were among the seven injured, four of whom were said to be in critical condition.



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7 wounded including 2 British tourists in Paris knife attack: sources

7 wounded including 2 British tourists in Paris knife attack: sourcesSeven people including two British tourists were wounded Sunday in Paris after they were attacked by a man armed with a knife and an iron bar, according to police and other sources. A security guard at one of two cinemas on either side of the Canal de l’Ourcq said he saw a man who had already assaulted people being chased by two other men who tried to stop him. “He had an iron bar in his hand which he threw at the men chasing him, then he took out a knife,” he told AFP.



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Two US citizens hurt in Dutch 'terrorist' knife attack

Two US citizens hurt in Dutch 'terrorist' knife attackDutch officials Saturday said a knife-wielding attacker who wounded two US citizens at Amsterdam Central Station a day before “had a terrorist motive”. “Following an initial statement by the suspect it has emerged that the man had a terrorist motive,” Amsterdam City Hall said in a statement after police had questioned the suspect. US ambassador Pete Hoekstra earlier confirmed both the victims, who were rushed to hospital after Friday’s attack, were American citizens.



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Man who died after jumping out of restaurant freezer and threatening staff with knife was suspected cold-case killer

Man who died after jumping out of restaurant freezer and threatening staff with knife was suspected cold-case killerA man who died after jumping out of a freezer at a New York restaurant brandishing a knife was a suspected murderer in a cold case, police have said. Carlton Henderson, who had just been released from a Boston prison, screamed, “Away from me, Satan!” as he leapt from a walk-in freezer at Sarabeth’s restaurant in Manhattan. Staff took the knife from Mr Henderson and wrestled him to the floor, where he went into cardiac arrest on Sunday, according to police.



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Man found in restaurant freezer attacks worker with kitchen knife then dies, say police

Man found in restaurant freezer attacks worker with kitchen knife then dies, say policeA 54-year-old man died after jumping out of a freezer and attacking an employee with a kitchen knife on Sunday at a popular restaurant in New York, police said. The man shouted, “Away, Satan!” and grabbed the knife after an employee opened the walk-in freezer at Sarabeth’s in Manhattan around 11am, police said. No restaurant workers or patrons were injured, police said.



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Knife Attack In Paris Leaves 1 Dead, Several Injured

Knife Attack In Paris Leaves 1 Dead, Several InjuredA man wielding a knife was shot dead in central Paris on Saturday evening



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Terror cops seek ID of Paris knife attacker

Terror cops seek ID of Paris knife attackerFrench investigators scrambled Sunday to identify a knifeman who killed one person and wounded four others in a suspected terror attack that brought panic once more to the streets of Paris. An assailant shouting “Allahu akbar” was shot dead by police in central Paris late Saturday, minutes after he attacked people near the city’s main opera house — an area full of bars, restaurants and theatres which were brimming on a weekend night. Witnesses described scenes of panic as Parisians realised another potential terror attack was underway in a country already reeling from a string of jihadist assaults in the last three years that have killed more than 245 people.



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