PARIS – A man has his mother and sister killed in Trappes, a suburb of Paris. A third person was severely injured. The police shot the alleged perpetrator dead later. It goes according to minister Gérard Collomb (Domestic Affairs) to a 36-year-old man with severe mental problems.
The attacker made his victims on the street and in a home. The seriously injured third victim was not a family man. He was shot when he later came out and in the direction of the police ran. The man yelled, according to sources of French media also “Allah akbar” (God is great). The authorities have not yet confirmed.
Terror group Islamic State for the attack, claimed, without evidence for that assertion. Collomb suggested that the culprit was a well-known was of the authorities, because he and terrorism glorified. However, according to the minister, rather to a confused person than to someone who would respond to calls from groups like IS.
France has in recent years repeatedly shaken by bloody terrorist attacks. Thus fell, in 2016, more than eighty deaths from an attack with a truck in Nice. A year earlier, were 130 people killed by a wave of attacks in Paris, where terrorists are under more concert hall Bataclan attacked.
In Trappes, a commune in the Yvelines department, housing approximately 30,000 people. In recent years many young people from the place to Syria left.
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