TERROR IN PARIS: Muslim Attacks Soldiers At The Louvre; Screaming “ALLAHU AKBAR”
Machete-wielding man slumps to the ground after being shot in the stomach at the Louvre museum as he attacked French soldiers while screaming ‘Allahu Akbar’
- A man armed with a machete was shot five times in the stomach after attempting to storm the museum
- Police source said the attacker was shouting 'Allahu Akbar' before being gunned down
- Streets around the Louvre have been evacuated and France's interior ministry branded the incident 'serious'
- French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has described the attack as 'terrorist in nature'
- A second person has been arrested, but it is not known if they were linked to the attack
- The identity and nationality of the attacker are not yet known, the interior ministry has said