Footage showing the moment Notre Dame Cathedral ‘s Algerian assailant shouting has been released, MailOnline reported.
The footage shows Farid Ikken, 40, emerging from a crowd of tourists on Tuesday afternoon and swinging his weapon at three police officers.
He takes one of the officers to the ground and shouted ‘This is for Syria’ before police draw their weapons and shoot two bullets at him.
The assailant Farid Ikken was injured in the attack and taken to hospital.
Earlier, Anti-terrorist police raided Ikken’s flat in the Paris suburb of Cergy-Pontoise and found a video of him pledging his allegiance to Islamic State.