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LOUVRE MUSEUM ATTACK: HAS “ALLAHU AKBAR” BECOME A SIGN OF TERRORISM?

Updated On 05 Feb, 2017 Published On

Louvre museum in Paris also known as the largest museum and second most visited after palace museum in china, reopened on Saturday after an attack performed by machete-wielding assailant on the French soldiers guarding the Louvre.

The Louvre where thousands of artwork including the most popular “Mona Lisa” was being displayed and tourists from around the globe were waiting for their entrance in the museum was soon closed after the attack made by Egyptian born Abdullah Reda Refaie al-Hamahmy . Egyptian interior ministry confirmed his age to be 28.

The soldiers guarding the Louvre shot down the armed Egyptian as soon as he shouted “Allahu Akbar”. French president François Hollande declared him terrorist after the suspect’s vulnerable actions.