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Paris Stabbing Attack Leaves 2 Persons Dead, 8 Injured

According to BFM TV, an unidentified person attacked bystanders with a knife in the center of Paris on Saturday. At least eight people have been reportedly injured, including two seriously and two have died, local media outlets have reported.

Reuters reported that a local Paris police source has confirmed there had been a stabbing assault, without revealing further details. Meanwhile, local media has published a video showing people reportedly running from the mass stabbing attack.

Paris Authorities said that ​perpetrator who carried out the stabbing attack in the center of Paris on Saturday was overpowered by police. Sources close to the incident said that the assailant was shot dead by local police, BFM TV reported.

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