Published on : Wednesday, June 7, 2017
The suspect was shot in the thorax when he failed to stop his advance after warnings issued by police in the courtyard at Notre Dame.
From the CNN’s television coverage, about 14 million visitors enjoy the location every year. The news of the attack created much stir across social media.
No motive has yet been reported, but the incident comes just three days after terrorists wreaked havoc at the London Bridge as well as a nearby marketplace on Saturday.
The situation was brought quickly under control and CNN reported the suspect to be possibly an Algerian student. According to French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, shouted, “This is for Syria,” during the attack.