Police arrest knife-wielding man yelling ‘Allahu Akbar’at Eiffel Tower as monument is evacuated

Paris police say the man tried to force his way past security forces to go beneath the tower, but was quickly subdued. His identity wasn’t released, and his motives are unclear. An investigation is underway.

Police arrest knife-wielding man yelling ‘Allahu Akbar’ in Paris St-Germain shirt at Eiffel Tower as monument is evacuated

A history of psychological problems…

  • Sharkibark

    Mentally ill lone wolf misunderstander of islam.

  • simus1

    This symbol representing “The Indie” is missing a vital bit of info. You can’t tell what kind of fish is inside the wrap.

  • k2

    France has been in a state of emergency since 2015 because of mysterious attacks from … the article doesn’t mention. Curious. Who or what could be behind such attacks?

    • The French authorities are afraid that if they attribute the motive to Islam, all their millions of Muslims will want to follow suit.

    • mobuyus

      An unspecified miscreant yelling unspecified things in an unspecified attack for an unspecified cause. Sounds like that unspecified death cult again.

    • WalterBannon

      Amish tourists

  • Hard Little Machine

    Which of course is Welsh for ‘have you seen my sheep?’

  • tom_billesley

    Police investigation will focus on the Paris St-Germain shirt he wore.

  • Editor

    Screaming “allahu akbar” = “motives are unclear”. Got it.

  • Literally Hitler
  • WalterBannon

    Work place diversity