Terror in Paris as Algerian student screaming ‘This is for Syria’ attacks policeman with a hammer and knives outside Notre Dame Cathedral

An Algerian student claiming to be an ISIS soldier shouted ‘this is for Syria’ as he attacked a police officer outside Paris‘s Notre Dame Cathedral on Tuesday afternoon.  The man, whose name has not been released but is said to be a mature student in his 40s, was shot and injured by police after he used a hammer to attack an officer patrolling with two other policemen at 4.30pm local time. One of the officers responded with two gunshots, which injured the assailant, who was carrying kitchen knives, a hammer and other unsophisticated weapons. Paris prosecutors opened a counter-terrorism investigation soon after the attack after the hammer-wielding Algerian said he was an ‘ISIS soldier of caliphate’, according to a probe source………Read More