French police file terror charges over Paris meat cleaver attack

A man who wounded two people in a meat cleaver attack in Paris last week near the former offices of satirical weekly newpaper Charlie Hebdo, has been charged with attempted murder with relation to a terrorist enterprise. The suspect, who has identified himself as 25-year-old Pakistani-born Zaheer Hassan Mehmood, has admitted he lied to police when he said he was 18 and had entered the country as a minor, the lead prosecutor in the case said.

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