At least two persons were killed and one injured as a result of the reported ISIS attack in the parking lot of a supermarket in Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux in southeastern France where a knife-wielding man attacked passersby, according to Police.
Following the incident, Police carried out in the Trappes commune of Yvelines prefecture near the French capital of Paris. Police have issued a notification asking people to avoid the area of the attack.
— Police Nationale 78 (@PoliceNat78) August 23, 2018
According to Le Parisien’s police sources, the suspect was inside a pavilion shouting: “Allahu akbar, if you enter I will blast you all.” Media reprots also speculated that the attacker was shot by police during the encounter. The suspect was allegedly known to intelligence services. However, security forces have not conducted enough efforts to prevent a possible attack.
ISIS has already claimed responsibility for this attack via its news agency Amaq.