NewsAlert: ISIL says Paris knife attack suspect is one of their 'soldiers'

A police officer cordons off the area after a knife attack in central Paris, Saturday May 12, 2018. The Paris police said the attacker was subdued by officers during the stabbing attack in the 2nd arrondissement or district of the French capital Saturday. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

The Islamic State group's news agency is claiming that the suspect in the Paris knife attack was one of their "soldiers."

French authorities say they are opening a terrorism investigation into the stabbing, which left two dead, including the attacker.

More to come.

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