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7 injured in Paris knife attack, man arrested

ANI | Updated: Sep 10, 2018 08:33 IST

Paris [France], Sep 10 (ANI): Seven people including two British tourists were wounded on Sunday after they were attacked in France's capital of Paris downtown.
The incident took place approximately 10:45 local time, with the attacker armed with a knife and an iron bar injuring people.
The attacker, who is believed to be an Afghan national, has been arrested by the French police, Sputnik quoted a local newspaper.
France, of late, has seen a rise in violent offences, with stabbing attacks and sexual assaults occurring across the country.
Last month, two people were killed and one was seriously injured in a similar knife attack in Paris. Although the terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attack, the French prosecutors ruled that incident as a case of terrorism. (ANI)