Several injured by man with blade in attack at Paris train station

Posted 67 days ago


The attack took place around 6.45am this morning (Wednesday, January 11) in the station and is being looked at by criminal investigators rather than anti-terror police.

The reason for the attack is currently unknown.

The off-duty police officer in civilian clothes was on his way home when he reportedly subdued the man by shooting him in the arm and chest, a source told the publication Europe1. According to the publication, a policeman from the Border Police (PAF) is among those injured.

The French Minister of the Interior, Gerald Darmanin, thanked the police on Twitter for their "effective and courageous response" to the attack.

He said the man was "quickly neutralised".

Mr Darmanin and Parisian police Chief, Laurent Nunez and the mayor, Anne Hidalgo visited the station at 9.00am.... (Read more)

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