An attacker who wounded a police officer near the Notre Dame Cathedral, shouting «this is for Syria», Reuters reports.
As previously reported, a man armed with a hammer attacked a policeman guarding Notre Dame. Present on the spot, the police opened fire on the attackers. The man received gunshot wounds and were hospitalized. Details about his condition were not disclosed.
It is known that the attacker is a 40-year-old student from Algeria, a former journalist who defended in France the thesis.
French police have classified the attack at the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris as a terrorist attack.
None of the terrorist groups has claimed responsibility for the attack, but as a result of the search in apartment of the assailant was discovered, the Declaration of belonging to the «Islamic state».