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.
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.