Four people have resulted wounds by White weapon, two of them seriously, right in front of the former Parisian headquarters of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. The alleged perpetrator of the attack was detained near the Place de la Bastille, according to the Paris police prefecture. The Antiterrorist Prosecutor will be in charge of investigating the event.
Police are investigating the circumstances of that attack, which took place near the bulevar Richard Lenoir, in the 11th district of the capital, and where schools, kindergartens and nursing homes in the area have been closed. A witness told BFM-TV that the entire area is closed and that “there are police everywhere.”
The area remains surrounded by the forces of order who are also investigating a “suspicious package” found in the vicinity of the old satirical weekly newsroom.
He French Prime Minister Jean Castex, suspended a speech he had to deliver to go to the crisis center of the Ministry of the Interior in order to know the details of the attack.
Charlie Hebdo was the target of an Islamist attack on January 7, 2015, in which 12 people were killed, after the weekly published cartoons of Muhammad.
He judgment Against the alleged accomplices of that attack and other Islamist attacks that took place in Paris has been taking place since the beginning of this month in the French capital.
Since the beginning of the judicial process, witnesses and relatives of the victims of the 2015 attacks have been the target of multiple threats. On Monday, September 21, the director of human resources of ‘Charlie Hebdo’, Marika Bret, had to be exfiltrated from your home after receiving multiple death threats.
This same week, the satirical newspaper launched, with the support of the majority of the French media, a open letter in defense of freedom of expression, denouncing the threat that continues to hover over its publication and over journalists who still dare to use blasphemy.