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Paris Louvre attacks suspect was Egyptian national - source
February 3, 2017 / 4:55 PM / 8 months ago

Paris Louvre attacks suspect was Egyptian national - source

PARIS (Reuters) - A machete-wielding man who tried to enter the Paris Louvre museum on Friday and was shot by soldiers was an Egyptian national who arrived in France at the end of January, a source close to the investigation said.

“According to the investigation’s initial indications, it was an Egyptian national,” the source said.

Reporting by Chine Labbe; Writing by Michel Rose; Editing by Sudip Kar-Gupta

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