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Paris: soldier of Operation Sentinel attacked by a man armed with a knife, no injured

Ⓒ AFP – LUDOVIC MARIN – | Police officers and soldiers of Operation Sentinel on September 12, 2017, Place du Trocadéro in Paris

A man armed with a knife attacked a soldier of Operation Sentinel on patrol at the Châtelet metro station in Paris on Friday at 6:30 am, without causing any injuries, it was learned from the Prefecture of Police.

According to the first elements of the investigation, the assailant, quickly mastered by the soldier, would have made remarks referring to Allah, a police source said.

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