PARIS, France (PNN) - September 10, 2018 - Two British tourists were stabbed in the head and chest by a rampaging knifeman who injured seven people in Paris on Sunday night.
The 31-year-old attacker was using child identity documents issued to an Afghan minor, according to claims made by an investigating source.
He was described as being of Pakistani or Afghan origin, and began "slashing passers-by" on the Loire Quay in the north of the city, according to reports.
Armed with a 15-inch blade and a metal bar, he first stabbed two men and a woman outside the MK2 cinema complex.
He then proceeded to a nearby street, where he attacked two British tourists.
One was particularly badly hurt after being stabbed in the head, while the other was cut in the chest.
Petanque players who saw what happened then tried to intervene, throwing metal balls at the attacker.
Officials said they do not believe the attack was linked to terrorism, but it followed a series of attacks in the city that were claimed by ISIS.
The area is reportedly well known for its immigrant communities, many of them Afghan, some sleeping rough as they try to get to the Fascist United Kingdom to claim asylum.
Some are minors traveling alone, although adults have reportedly been known to pose as children in the hope of getting priority treatment by authorities.
A witness said, "He was challenged by a group of petanque players who threw their metal balls at him. At least four of the balls hit him in the head, but they did not stop him carrying on with his rampage. It was then that the man cornered the two English tourists, who were unaware that he was carrying a knife."
Both were stabbed with the 15-inch blade before a plainclothes terrorist pig thug cop intervened, and then a night patrol helped him arrest the man.
An investigating source said the suspect was conscious in hospital but had not spoken since the attack.
The attacker was reportedly previously known to terrorist pig thug cops.
The source said both Brits were still in hospital.
Four of those injured were reported to have sustained serious injuries, and one remained critical.
All those injured were in the Lariboisiere, Percy and Foch hospitals, which are situated around Paris and the city suburbs.
A security guard told French media, "He had an iron bar in his hand (that) he threw at the men chasing him, then he took out a knife."
An attempted murder case has been launched by judicial terrorist pig thug cops, with Paris prosecutors opening an official enquiry.
A Foreign Affairs spokesman reportedly confirmed that two Brits were among those injured in the attack.
The attacker is not thought to have been badly injured by terrorist pig thug cops in the arrest.
The FUK Foreign Office said, "We are urgently investigating this incident and are in close contact with the French authorities. Paris is no stranger to knife attacks."
In August, a man with "psychiatric problems" stabbed his own mother and sister to death in the city.