A knife attack left one dead and two injured on Saturday evening in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, a local report said.

Iran PressEurope: The attack took place around 1900 GMT when the man attacked a tourist couple with a knife on the Quai de Grenelle, a few feet away from the Eiffel Tower, mortally wounding a German national. He was then chased by police and attacked two other people with a hammer before being arrested.

During a press briefing on-site, French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said the suspect, a 26-year-old French man, had been sentenced in 2016 to four years in prison.

The French national anti-terrorism prosecutor's office said that it is in charge of the investigation.

"We will not give in to terrorism," French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne said on X. 219

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