Paris: Car rams into soldiers

Police search for attacker after ramming attack injures several soldiers.

Arutz Sheva Staff, | updated: 11:00

Scene of attack
Scene of attack
Reuters

At least six French soldiers were injured after a car rammed into them in Paris' Levallois-Perret suburb.

Two of the soldiers were severely injured, while the other four were lightly injured.

Initial investigations show the vehicle's driver sped up when he approached the soldiers, who were walking out of a building.

To aid their search for the attacker and his vehicle, French police have closed off roads.

The vehicle is suspected to be a BMW.

Police are suspect the incident to be a terror attack, but are not ruling out other possibilities. According to the mayor, there is no question the ramming was intentional.

Last Saturday, a man armed with a knife attempted to enter the Eiffel tower and attack a soldier. Making his way through the security guards, he yelled, "Allahu akhbar!" Some of the soldiers guarding the tower immediately ordered the suspect to drop his weapons, and he did so without attacking anyone.

The driver of the vehicle was been apprehended.after a police search.

In February, a knife-wielding terrorist attacked French soldiers at the Louvre. Last July, a terrorist rammed into pedestrians celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, killing 84 people and injuring over 100.




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