‘He is NOT an extremist’ Family of Notre Dame hammer attack suspect left shocked

THE family of the man accused of carrying out a terror attack at Notre Dame cathedral have said the terror suspect is “not an extremist”.

Farid Ikken, 40, was shot in the chest as he lunged at a police officer outside the world-famous cathedral on Tuesday afternoon and is currently under guard at a Paris hospital.

The Algerian journalist reportedly shouted “this is for Syria” as he attacked a police officer with a hammer outside the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.

Nope, he’s not an extremist, just a Muslim.