Knife-wielding man attacks Paris soldier - police

2017-09-15 08:53
French soldier in uniform near Notre Dame in Paris. (iStock)

French soldier in uniform near Notre Dame in Paris. (iStock)

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Paris - A knife-wielding man attacked a soldier on patrol as part of an anti-terror operation in Paris on Friday but did not cause any injuries, police said.

The attacker lunged at the soldier at the central Chatelet metro station around 06:30 (04:30 GMT), making reference to Allah, a police source said.

The soldier quickly brought the man under control.

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