Paris knife attacker had mental health issues, Koran found on him - prosecutors

A Koran was found in the bag of a man shot dead by French police on Friday after he went on rampage with a knife in a park near Paris, killing one person and wounding two others.

A spokesman for the prosecutor whose office is handling the case said the attacker was under medication for mental health issues which had led him to be hospitalized in recent months.

"There is no evidence at this stage suggesting he was radicalized," the spokesman said.
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