PARIS • I saw a man underneath the van. He was bleeding. My friend said he had to lift the van. I was busy with a man who tried to escape.
My friend said he said some words, but I didn't hear it. They (people who were hit) were mostly young.
I tried to stop him (the suspect), some people were hitting him, but I said stop him and keep him, until the police came.
He was trying to run away, but people overpowered him. He was fighting to run away.
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Mr Abdikadar Warfa
This big van just came and went all over us. I think at least eight or 10 people got injured. Luckily, I managed to escape. And then the guy came out of his van and I got him.
He was screaming, he was saying, 'I am going to kill all Muslims, I am going to kill all Muslims'. He was throwing punches.
Then we managed to get him on the floor. Then he was saying, "Kill me, kill me".
I said, "We are not going to kill you. Why did you do that?"
He wouldn't say anything. The guy, I had to keep him at least half an hour. He was a strong guy. A big man. It was heartbreaking. It wasn't an accident.