ISIS posthumously release video of the Paris knife attacker

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The Islamic State has released a posthumous video featuring the knifeman who carried out a deadly terror attack in Paris on Friday.

20-year-old Khamzat Asimov, who arrived in France as a refugee from war-torn Chechnya, launched a nine-minute lethal knife rampage through the centre of Paris.

Asimov murdered one man and severely wounded four others - including a Chinese and Luxembourg citizen - in the attacks close to the historic Opera Garnier, in the city centre.

Hours afterwards, his parents were both arrested at the family home in Paris, where they have lived since fleeing Chechnya in the early 2000s.

Now though, ISIS have released a propaganda video featuring the killer in which he recorded a last message confirming his affiliation with the terror cell.

In the video, Asimov, who was on an anti-terror watchlist of suspected extremists, refers to his 'brothers' in ISIS overseas in Iraq and Syria and explicitly declares his allegiance with the group.

He goes on to address other extremists residing across Europe in Germany, France and the UK telling them to 'stay strong - victory is at hand'.

The attacker can be seen speaking to the camera in French as he sits in a rainy park with trees in the background.

He ends the video by looking into the camera and simply saying 'goodbye'.

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