05/12/2018 05:11 pm ET

Knife Attack In Paris Leaves 1 Dead, Several Injured

The attacker was also shot and killed on Saturday.

A man wielding a knife was shot dead in central Paris on Saturday evening after killing one person and injuring several others, sources close to the investigation told France’s AFP news agency.

The man attacked five people, French police said on Twitter, leaving two in serious condition. 

The incident took place in the city’s 2nd Arrondissement, an area packed with shops and tourists that also features the Palais Garnier opera house.

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