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World Four injured in Paris knife attack near Charlie Hebdo's former office

14:40  25 september  2020
14:40  25 september  2020 Source:   cnn.com

2 wounded in knife attack at former Charlie Hebdo office in Paris

  2 wounded in knife attack at former Charlie Hebdo office in Paris French police confirm suspect taken into custody after attack outside former office of satirical newspaper targeted in 2015 massacre.French Prime Minister Jean Castex confirmed the attack, which police said had left two people wounded. Both victims, believed to be employees of a video production company that uses the office building, were left in serious but not life-threatening condition, according to the police.

Four people were injured in a knife attack Friday near the former offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the site of a 2015 terrorist attack, authorities said.

a group of people standing in front of a building: French firefighters move an injured person into an ambulance near the former offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. © ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/AFP via Getty Images French firefighters move an injured person into an ambulance near the former offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

French Prime Minister Jean Castex cut short an event in the Parisian suburb of Seine-Saint-Denis, saying that a "serious event" had taken place in the capital.

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Two of those injured were in critical condition, and the suspects involved in the attack were still on the run, a Paris police spokesperson said.

A perimeter has been set up around the site and people should avoid the area, the spokesperson added.

The stabbing comes amid a trial of suspects alleged to have been accomplices to a series of January 2015 terrorist attacks that began with the killing of 12 people at the Charlie Hebdo offices and ended with an attack at a kosher supermarket two days later.

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