Terror probe launched after knife-wielding man attacks soldier in Paris

Kelly Massey
September 16, 2017

"We don't know more about the intentions of the attacker who is arrested", Parly told local broadcaster Europe1.

The soldier quickly brought the man under control. No data is provided on the status of the French soldier.

The suspect apparently shouted references to the Islamic State group while attacking the soldier, Reuters reported, citing French media.

According to a preliminary investigation, the assailant made statements referring to "Allah" and "Daesh" and was quickly seized by the soldier, a police source said.

It is the latest in a long string of attacks on service personnel involved in Operation Sentinelle - an initiative involving 10,000 soldiers and 4700 gendarmes and police.

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The French army's anti-terrorism Operation Sentinel was established following the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.

The soldier was unhurt in the incident. The incident took place in Levallois-Perret commune, only 6 km from the capital.

In April, a 39-year-old police officer was shot dead by an Isis supporter on the Champs Elysee, while in February another knife attacker was gunned.

Two women were injured on Friday by an attacker wielding a hammer and shouting Allahu Akbar in the eastern French town of Chalon-sur-Saone in Burgundy, local officials said. "This new attack legitimate fully what we want to do, that is to say, to make this device even more unpredictable, even more undetectable to potential attackers", she continued.

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