An attack on a military patrol near the Louvre Museum in Paris made a 29-year-old native of Egypt Abdulla Reda al-Hamami. About it reports Reuters with reference to sources in power structures of Egypt.
Al-Hamami, according to the Agency, is a native of the governorate (province) of the dakahlia governorate, situated North-East of the capital Cairo. Egypt’s interior Ministry has already received confirmation from the Embassy in Paris that the assailant was an Egyptian.
Earlier it became known that he entered the territory of France at the end of January this year.
On the morning of 3 February armed with machetes the man, shouting “Allahu Akbar”, attacked a military patrol guarding the order around the Paris Museum. In response, soldiers opened fire on the attackers. He was injured and was taken to the hospital. Slightly injured one of the soldiers, he was also hospitalized.
According to the head of the Paris police, Michel KADO, a separate replica of the attacker suggests that he intended to carry out a terrorist attack.