Report: 7 wounded in suspected terrorist attack in France

Terrorist yells 'Allahu Akbar!' while attacking people in Toulouse, France.

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Seven people, including several police officers were injured in a suspected terrorist attack in the French city of Toulouse Wednesday.

Video posted on social media showed French police arresting a suspect as well as a victim being taken into an ambulance.

The suspect allegedly yelled 'Allahu Akbar!' as he attacked his victims. Initial reports stated that the suspect had stabbed his victims. The attacker was later confirmed to be unarmed.

One father told the French newspaper La Depeche that his children had been attacked. "We were talking and he jumped on us. He first caught my son and then beat my daughter. We ran."

Local media reports that the attacker was a 42-year-old former psychiatric patient, and that he had been releasede

Toulouse has seen Islamist terrorist attacks in the past. In 2012, terrorist Mohamed Merah murdered three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school in the city.