Wounded at stabbing Gare du Nord in Paris, the attacker arrested (police)

Wounded at stabbing at Gare du Nord in Paris, the assailant arrested (police)


Several people were slightly injured by stabbing, Wednesday Gare du Nord in Paris, by a man immediately arrested on the spot, we learned from a police source.

The facts took place around 6:45 a.m. in the station. For an undetermined reason, the man injured several people with a bladed weapon. The police subdued him by using their weapon, the same source added.   

A security perimeter was immediately deployed. 

The Gare du Nord serves as a terminal for many suburban and national train lines, as well as for international trains such as the Paris-Brussels Thalys and the Paris-London Eurostar. 

A casualty count was underway shortly after 8:00 a.m. 

The Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin reacted on Twitter by writing: “Thank you to the police for their courageous and effective reaction.”