Terreurverdachte Louvre-attack refuses to talk

Terreurverdachte Louvre-attack refuses to talk

French investigators Sunday began with the interrogation of the man who Friday outside the Louvre in Paris was shot, after he two soldiers attacked. He refuses to open his mouth.

Researchers decided Sunday the suspect on his hospital bed to question me, but a source close to the investigation told news agency AFP that he “to date, refuses with the researchers to talk”.

According to the source there will be later on Sunday a second attempt will be made.

The French president François Hollande said Friday not to doubt “that this was an attack of terrorist nature”.


The man was on Friday shot down, after he and two soldiers attacked with two machetes. He hit suffered serious injuries in his stomach. One of the soldiers ran light injuries.

On the basis of information on the phone of the suspect and the French visa-issuing post, the suspect 29-year-old Egyptian Abdallah el-Hamahmy, in the United Arab Emirates lives. He would in France at the end of January with a valid visa are received.

The museum went after the incident is closed and opened its doors Saturday. According to the police had the attacker a backpack with his verfspuitbussen, but he had no explosives.

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