Machete-wielding 'terrorist' shot near Louvre

b_179_129_16777215_00_images_FRA161616aa002.jpegPARIS — French soldiers opened fire on a man wielding a machete who shouted "Allahu akbar" as he attacked them near the Louvre museum in Paris on Friday. The attacker was seriously wounded and has been hospitalized.

The incident happened at the Carrousel du Louvre, an underground shopping center that connects to the museum. The world-famous Louvre is home to Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa. It wasn't immediately clear if any tourists were at the scene of the attack at the time.

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