Terror in France: Knife-wielding Muslim terrorist threatens to murder passersby while shouting ‘allahu akbar’

A knife-wielding Muslim terrorist has been arrested in Tours, France, after he attacked passersby with a knife while shouting ‘allahu akbar’ and asking the police to shoot him.

Armed with a kitchen knife, the Muslim terrorist tried to attack pedestrians on a footbridge spanning the Loire river in Tours, a town in France’s central Loire Valley region.

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He managed to overpower a man in his 60s and threatened to throw him over the railing of the bridge before police moved in and arrested him, according to French media.

The 30-year-old Muslim terrorist lived in Tours and was reportedly known to police for previous violent acts. He will be evaluated by mental health professionals on Wednesday night, and anti-terrorism authorities have been notified.