Four children and a woman from the same family die after Paris attack

Four children and a woman from the same family die and five more are injured after knife and hammer attack at home in Paris

  • The victims were found by weapons at house in northern suburb of Noisy-le-Sec
  • The four children and the woman died while five others found with knife wounds
  • Police found two people dead and more injured as well as the hammer and knife
  • Three others died within an hour and a half despite the efforts of the authorities

Four children and a woman from the same family have died and five more were injured after a knife and hammer attack at a home in Paris.

The victims were found next to the weapons at the house in the northern suburb of Noisy-le-Sec.

The four children and the woman died while five others had knife wounds, with three of them serious injured, according to Le Dauphine.

The victims were found next to the weapons at the house in the northern suburb of Noisy-le-Sec (pictured)

Police reportedly found two people dead and more wounded as well as the hammer and knife when they arrived at 11am on Saturday.

Three others died within an hour and a half despite the efforts of the emergency services.

The victims and the suspect are believed to be from the same family, according to Actu 17.

A man, who was found seriously injured and unconscious, is thought to be the suspect and is being treated in hospital.

He was taken to Beaujon hospital in Clichy, French media say.

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