Paris stabbing attack leaves police officer, several others injured
The attack took place at Gare du Nord railway station in Paris.
A stabbing attack in Paris left at least six people wounded, one of which is a police officer, French newspaper Le Figaro said on Wednesday.
The attack took place at Gare du Nord railway station in Paris by an unidentified individual, said the newspaper citing sources in the police department.
The government-owned railway company SNCF told Le Figaro that the attacker was injured and taken away by the police.
French broadcaster BFMTV said the police were able to neutralize the suspect.
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The event, which occurred at 6:40 am (France time), led to disruptions in the train schedules during morning rush hours, however, everything went back to normal a few hours later.
"An individual injured several people this morning at the Gare du Nord," French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said on Twitter.
"He was quickly neutralized. Thank you to the police for their effective and courageous response".
So far the motive of the attack remains unknown, and police investigations are still on the way.
This incident comes less than one month after a deadly shooting attack left three people dead and four injured in central Paris.
French police and prosecutors stated that the attacker, who is in his 60s, was arrested.
Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo said the shooting took place in a Kurdish cultural center in the city.
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