Paris attacker named as naturalised Chechen

The knifeman who killed one man and wounded four other people in a rampage in a central Paris street on Saturday evening, and who was subsequently shot dead by police, has been named as Khamzat Azimov, born in Chechnya in 1997 and given French nationality in 2010.

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A terrorist who stabbed to death a passer-by and injured four others in Paris last night has been identified as an Islamist radical born in Chechnya, reports The Times.