The detainee at the Eiffel tower in Paris, armed man admitted that wanted to attack military

Detained on 5 August at the Eiffel tower in Paris, armed man admitted that wanted to attack the military and is associated with the militants of the «Islamic state», according to the Belgian newspaper Le Soir, citing a source close to the investigation.

It is noted that during the detention, he shouted «Allah Akbar».

Investigating the incident involved the anti-terrorist unit of the police and the General Directorate of internal security.

The publication writes that the man was born in Mauritania. According to the source, the suspect was in a mental hospital for several months. From July 27 to his hospitalization was renewed for another six months, but with 4 to 6 August, he was temporarily released.

Today in his home, law enforcement officers conducted searches.

Yesterday a man with a knife tried to get to the Eiffel tower. He was quickly arrested, no injuries.




The detainee at the Eiffel tower in Paris, armed man admitted that wanted to attack military 06.08.2017

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