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Toulouse knife attacker is an asylum seeker

The assailant of the knife attack in Toulouse, France is a Sudanese asylum seeker. He shouted “Allah Akbar” several times.

Published: May 6, 2020, 8:23 am

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    After the attack in Toulouse which left four injured on Sunday 3 May, the suspect has been identified. He is a 32 year old Sudanese asylum seeker according to information from regional daily La Dépêche du Midi. The alleged assailant was known to the justice system but was not the subject of an Fiche S listing. Fiche S is an indicator used by French law enforcement to flag an individual considered to be a serious threat to national security.

    The attacker uttered cries to the glory of Allah. According to a source in La Dépêche du Midi, “he repeated Allah Akbar at least three times”.

    On Sunday, May 3 in the early evening in downtown Toulouse, a man asked for a cigarette from two homeless women. When they refused, he got angry. The situation quickly deteriorated and other homeless people gathered at the scene, intervened. Blows were exchanged, and the assailant then brandished a kitchen knife.

    The individual uttered cries to the glory of Allah as he proceeded to stab several people. In response, the homeless crowd struck the attacker with “multiple blows” and he was beaten to the ground. But he “managed to free himself by using his weapon again before fleeing,” according to the Dépêche du Midi.

    The asylum seeker was arrested “almost instantly by municipal police patrol”. A total of four men were injured, including three seriously. One of them was stabbed in the carotid artery, another just below the ribs on his left side and the third sustained abdominal injuries. The fourth victim is in a “relative critical”, state according to SDIS 31.  

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