Panic and shots at the Louvre. In pictures

France again suffers a terrorist attack, apparently of a mulsuman man.
This attack is about a symbol of Western culture that is the Louvre Museum.
Also this attack has nothing to do with religion. It has to do with what the Western world does about the Arab world. And, moreover, it has to see what the Arab world does, and does not do, about its own citizens.

The gallery of the Carrousel was evacuated at 10 am, French time. The prosecutor and the criminal brigade of Paris have reached the Carrousel. The whole area is sealed off by the security forces. A man, shouting "Allah Akbar", attacked one of the soldiers guarding the Louvre with "one or two machetes" and wounded him. (Photo by AP)
The gallery of the Carrousel was evacuated at 10 am, French time. The prosecutor and the criminal brigade of Paris have reached the Carrousel. The whole area is sealed off by the security forces. A man, shouting “Allah Akbar”, attacked one of the soldiers guarding the Louvre with “one or two machetes” and wounded him. (Photo by AP)
At least 200 people were inside the Gallery to enter the Louvre. Currently they are being evacuated in small groups to detect if there are no accomplices of the attacker between them. Many of the evacuees are Chinese tourists, who had entered the Louvre early in groups. (EFE)
At least 200 people were inside the Gallery to enter the Louvre. Currently they are being evacuated in small groups to detect if there are no accomplices of the attacker between them. Many of the evacuees are Chinese tourists, who had entered the Louvre early in groups. (EFE)
Police officers stand guard in the vicinity of the Louvre Museum in Paris, France, February 3, 2017. A second person has been arrested shortly after an individual attacked a military man the Carrousel of the Louvre Museum Paris to the cry of " Allah is great", said the Interior Ministry spokesman. (EFE)
Police officers stand guard in the vicinity of the Louvre Museum in Paris, France, February 3, 2017. A second person has been arrested shortly after an individual attacked a military man the Carrousel of the Louvre Museum Paris to the cry of ” Allah is great”, said the Interior Ministry spokesman. (EFE)
The gallery of the Carrousel was evacuated at 10 am, French time, and is in the process of being taken care of by the anti-terrorist police. The prosecutor and the criminal brigade of Paris have reached the Carrousel. The whole area is sealed off by the security forces. (Reuters)
The gallery of the Carrousel was evacuated at 10 am, French time, and is in the process of being taken care of by the anti-terrorist police. The prosecutor and the criminal brigade of Paris have reached the Carrousel. The whole area is sealed off by the security forces. (Reuters)
Three French soldiers of Operation Sentinelle aborted "visibly an attack of imminent terrorist character" this morning in the Carrousel of the Louvre Museum in Paris, according to the Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve (Reuters)
Three French soldiers of Operation Sentinelle aborted “visibly an attack of imminent terrorist character” this morning in the Carrousel of the Louvre Museum in Paris, according to the Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve (Reuters)
A man, shouting "Allah Akbar", attacked one of the soldiers guarding the Louvre with "one or two machetes" and wounded him. A French soldier shot a man at the entrance to the museum's Carousel shopping center. The attacker repeatedly yelled 'Ala is big' and is in serious condition after receiving several shots in the leg and abdomen. (AFP)
A man, shouting “Allah Akbar”, attacked one of the soldiers guarding the Louvre with “one or two machetes” and wounded him.
A French soldier shot a man at the entrance to the museum’s Carousel shopping center. The attacker repeatedly yelled ‘Ala is big’ and is in serious condition after receiving several shots in the leg and abdomen. (AFP)
At least 200 people were inside the Gallery to enter the Louvre. Currently they are being evacuated in small groups to detect if there are no accomplices of the attacker between them. Many of the evacuees are Chinese tourists, who had entered the Louvre early in groups. (AP)
At least 200 people were inside the Gallery to enter the Louvre. Currently they are being evacuated in small groups to detect if there are no accomplices of the attacker between them. Many of the evacuees are Chinese tourists, who had entered the Louvre early in groups. (AP)
Panic and shots at the Louvre. A soldier shot a man who tried to attack him with a knife. The authorities confirmed that it was an "attack of imminent terrorist character". (Reuters)
Panic and shots at the Louvre. A soldier shot a man who tried to attack him with a knife. The authorities confirmed that it was an “attack of imminent terrorist character”. (Reuters)
Panic and shots at the Louvre. A soldier shot a man who tried to attack him with a knife. The authorities confirmed that it was an "attack of imminent terrorist character". (Reuters)
Panic and shots at the Louvre. A soldier shot a man who tried to attack him with a knife. The authorities confirmed that it was an “attack of imminent terrorist character”. (Reuters)
A man, shouting "Allah Akbar", attacked one of the soldiers guarding the Louvre with "one or two machetes" and wounded him. A French soldier shot a man at the entrance to the museum's Carousel shopping center. The attacker repeatedly yelled 'Ala is big' and is in serious condition after receiving several shots in the leg and abdomen. The attacker attempted to enter the Louvre with two backpacks but when he prevented it he took a machete from one of them and attempted to attack several soldiers who since the November 2015 attacks have guarded the main tourist attractions of the French capital. (AP, Reuter / ed: cp)
A man, shouting “Allah Akbar”, attacked one of the soldiers guarding the Louvre with “one or two machetes” and wounded him.
A French soldier shot a man at the entrance to the museum’s Carousel shopping center. The attacker repeatedly yelled ‘Ala is big’ and is in serious condition after receiving several shots in the leg and abdomen.
The attacker attempted to enter the Louvre with two backpacks but when he prevented it he took a machete from one of them and attempted to attack several soldiers who since the November 2015 attacks have guarded the main tourist attractions of the French capital. (AP, Reuter / ed: cp)

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