August 23, 2018 / 10:04 AM / a month ago

Two killed in Paris suburb attack were relatives of assailant - source

PARIS (Reuters) - The two people killed in a knife attack in the Parisian suburb of Trappes were the mother and sister of the assailant, a French interior ministry source said.

An official had earlier said police were looking into whether the attack, in which the assailant was killed, was a family quarrel.

Earlier, Islamic State had claimed responsibility for the attack but gave no evidence to support the knifeman was connected to the group.

Reporting by Emmanuel Jarry; writing by John Irish; editing by Richard Lough

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below