A man armed with a machete attacked people near the former building of the editorial office of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, located on rue Nicolas-Apper in the 11th arrondissement of Paris. This was reported on Friday, September 25, LeParisien.
At least three people were injured in the attack. Among the injured were an employee of the production company Première Lines, whose office is located next door to the former premises of Charlie Hebdo.
The reasons for the incident are still unknown. The attacker fled the scene of the attack, the police are looking for him. According to the newspaper, he took the subway.
At the same time, French Prime Minister Jean Castex specified that four people were injured in the attack. According to his statement, two of them are in serious condition.
“In the 11th district of Paris, near the former building of the editorial office of Charlie Hebdo, there was an attack with a cold weapon. Four people were injured, two of whom are in serious condition,” he said in an official statement broadcast by BFMTV on Twitter.