Vehicle slams into soldiers, injures 6 in Paris suburb

2017-08-09 11:11
French soldiers patrol outside the Paris Hall of Justice. (Francois Mori, AP)

French soldiers patrol outside the Paris Hall of Justice. (Francois Mori, AP)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Paris – French police say a vehicle slammed into soldiers guarding a Paris suburb, injuring six of them, before getting away.

Authorities are now searching for the vehicle and driver after the Wednesday incident, according to a Paris police spokesperson.

The vehicle appeared to clearly target the soldiers but the motive is unclear, the spokesperson said. The official was not authorised to be publicly named according to police policy.

Four people were injured lightly, two more seriously, he said.

The incident in Levallois, northwest of Paris, is the latest of several attacks targeting security forces in France guarding sites after a string of deadly attacks.

Read more on:    france  |  crime  |  security
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.